酷斃

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See also: 酷毙

Chinese[edit]

ruthless; strong (as of wine); (slang loan from English) cool, great die violently
trad. (酷斃)
simp. (酷毙)

Etymology[edit]

From (, “transliteration of English "cool"”) + (“to execute; an intensifer”)

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Adjective[edit]

酷斃

  1. (slang) cool

Usage notes[edit]

Whilst English "cool" may be used in many different contexts, the Chinese () (and, by extension, 酷斃) is usually only used to describe something fashionable.

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References[edit]

  • Li, Shujuan (2008) Popular Chinese Expressions (流行汉语) (in English/Mandarin), 2nd edition, Beijing: Sinolingua, ISBN 978-7-80200-388-0