Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

皮肉

JLPT 2
Kana Reading
ひにく
Romaji
hiniku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    cynicism; sarcasm; irony; satire
    Example sentence
    皮肉な笑い浮かべて見つめた He stared at me with a satirical smile.

Examples of 皮肉, ひにく in a sentence


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