火事場泥棒

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

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どろ
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ぼう
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Noun[edit]

火事場泥棒 (hiragana かじばどろぼう, romaji kajiba dorobō)

  1. looter at the scene of a fire (abbr. 火事泥)
  2. (figuratively) someone who takes advantage of confusion for dishonest personal gain