衝動買い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: S
どう
Grade: 3
か > が
Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

衝動 (impulse) +‎ 買い (buying)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɕo̞ːdo̞ːɡa̠i]

Noun[edit]

衝動買い (hiragana しょうどうがい, rōmaji shōdōgai)

  1. impulse buying
  2. impulse purchase, impulse buy
    衝動買 (しょうどうが)いをする
    shōdōgai o suru
    buy a thing on impulse; impulse-buy
    衝動買 (しょうどうが)いをする (ひと)
    shōdōgai o suru hito
    an impulse buyer

Verb[edit]

衝動買いする (transitive, hiragana しょうどうがい, rōmaji shōdōgai)

  1. make an impulse purchase

Conjugation[edit]