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四眼田雞

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ChineseEdit

four eye field chicken
trad. (四眼田雞) 田雞
simp. (四眼田鸡) 田鸡
 
田雞

EtymologyEdit

Called “four-eyed frog” owing to the belief that wearing glasses causes one's eyes to become protruding (exophthalmic, like a frog's) and dull in appearance.

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NounEdit

四眼田雞

  1. (figuratively, colloquial, humorous or pejorative) bespectacled person; someone who wears glasses, especially a young person; four-eyes