四眼田雞

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Chinese[edit]

four eye field chicken; frog; the Chinese edible frog
trad. (四眼田雞) 田雞
simp. (四眼田鸡) 田鸡
田雞

Etymology[edit]

Called “four-eyed frog” owing to the belief that wearing glasses causes one's eyes to become protruding (exophthalmic, like a frog's) and dull in appearance.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

四眼田雞

  1. (figuratively, colloquial, humorous or pejorative) bespectacled person; someone who wears glasses, especially a young person; four-eyes