chikan

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 痴漢

Noun[edit]

chikan (plural chikan)

  1. (Japan) Any act of public molestation or offense, usually of a sexual nature, against unsuspecting victims.
  2. (Japan) A person, usually a man, who rubs against or gropes others, usually women, in crowds, often in trains, to attain sexual pleasure.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

chikan

  1. rōmaji reading of ちかん