勿体振る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
もち > もっ
Jinmeiyō
たい
Grade: 2
ふ > ぶ
Grade: S

Verb[edit]

勿体振る (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana もったいぶる, rōmaji mottaiburu)

  1. put on airs
    • 1906, Natsume Sōseki, Botchan:
      やにもったいぶっていた。
      Ya ni mottaibutte ita.
      He studiously assumed an air of superiority

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