怕老婆

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Chinese[edit]

to be afraid; to fear old woman
simp. and trad.
(怕老婆)
老婆

Etymology[edit]

Literally: afraid of one's wife

It is believed that if a man is ticklish, it is a sign of fear of his present or future wife.

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Idiom[edit]

怕老婆

  1. to be henpecked; to be afraid of one's wife
  2. ticklish (about a man)

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