にょきにょき

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Japanese[edit]

Adverb[edit]

にょきにょき ‎(katakana ニョキニョキ, romaji nyokinyoki)

  1. (onomatopoeia) appearing, sprouting, shooting up one after another
    キノコがにょきにょきと ()えてきた。
    kinoko ga nyokinyoki to haete kita.
    Mushrooms are sprouting up one after another.

Usage notes[edit]

Applied to long and thin objects such as plants or skyscrapers.