Japanese Japanese Slang

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English Japanese
a woman’s male friend who is used solely for the purpose of driving her around asshii-kun
trendy women around 40 years old arafo
good-looking man sutekirma hito
lovey-dovey icha-icha
Are you kidding? (Get out!) usso-o!
men who apparently have no other life otaku
cool kakkoii
to ignore shikato
(subdued) cool shibui
uncool dasai
to give it a shot even if unlikely to succeed damemoto
to pick up women nanpa suru
a girl who pretends to be innocent burikko
serious, no kidding maji
a woman’s male friend who is used solely for the purpose of buying her expensive things mitsugu hito
bad yabai
chug! chug! (drinking) ikki, ikki!
Hey, not so much imaichi
herbivorous men (men who are sensitive, not into romance) so-shoku danshi
groupie okkake

Learning Japanese Slang

Hopefully learning this list of Japanese slang has made you feel more comfortable on the streets. Your journey to learn Japanese should include all types of words, Japanese phrases, and verbs. The lists of free Japanese words will help you in many different situations. There are also many groups of Japanese verbs to help you say and do whatever it is that you do. Just remember that your journey to learn the Japanese language will require hard work but you can make it fun!