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See also: 瘾君子

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ChineseEdit

addiction; craving
trad. (癮君子) 君子
simp. (瘾君子) 君子
alt. forms 隱君子隐君子

EtymologyEdit

Based on 隱君子隐君子 (yǐnjūnzǐ, “recluse, hermit”), using (yǐn, “addiction”) to substitute for (yǐn, “to hide”).

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

癮君子

  1. (pejorative) someone who is addicted to smoking or using illicit drugs; chain smoker; drug addict