負け惜しみ

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

負け from 負ける to lose + 惜しみ from 惜しむ to resent.

Noun[edit]

負け惜しみ (hiragana まけおしみ, romaji makeoshimi)

  1. sour grapes