放蕩

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Chinese[edit]

 
to release; to free; to let go; to put; to place; to let out
 
a pond; pool; wash; squander; sweep away; move; shake; dissolute
trad. (放蕩)
simp. (放荡)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

放蕩

  1. doing as one wants without restraint, often with regard to alcohol and women; dissipation, debauchery

Verb[edit]

放蕩

  1. to do whatever one likes; to show no restraint
  2. to be wanton; to be immoral; to be licentious

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Hyōgaiji

Etymology[edit]

/hautau/ > /hoːtoː/

Noun[edit]

放蕩 ‎(hiragana ほうとう, romaji hōtō, historical hiragana はうたう)

  1. doing as one wants without restraint, often with regard to alcohol and women; dissipation, debauchery

Derived terms[edit]