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|ghost; sly; crafty||grandmother; matron; mother-in-law|
|simp. and trad.
|Literally: ghost woman|
An (originally) derogatory term used by Cantonese speakers to refer specifically to an (older) white woman. It has come into common usage and has increasingly reduced its derogatory edge.
|Kanji in this term|