若専

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
わか
Grade: 6
せん
Grade: 6

Etymology[edit]

若(い) waka(i) "young" + sen "specialty"

Noun[edit]

若専 (hiragana わかせん, romaji wakasen)

  1. (gay slang) A chicken hawk; an older man who seeks out younger men as sexual partners.

References[edit]

  • Long, Daniel. (1996) Formation processes of some Japanese gay argot terms. American Speech, vol. 71, no. 2, pp. 215–224.