野次馬

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 3 Grade: 2

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Noun[edit]

野次馬 ‎(hiragana やじうま, romaji yajiuma)

  1. onlookers, rubberneckers, curious bystanders especially at an emergency such as a fire or accident

Usage notes[edit]

This term has negative connotations and one should be careful about using it to refer to other people.