先輩, せんぱい

  • senpai
JLPT 4

Definition of 先輩,せんぱい

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • senior (at work or school)
  • superior
  • elder
  • older graduate
  • progenitor
  • old-timer

Examples of 先輩,せんぱい in a Sentence

We respect him as a good senior.
「亜佐美先輩が、ヒロシくんが真田先輩キスした~って泣き喚いていたので」「な、泣き喚いてないよ~」
Asami was bawling that you had kissed Sanada so "I didn't bawl!"
The club members agreed to present the seniors with a brooch each.
、は、はい・・・ごめん、玲」「コラ。幾ら親戚はいえ、先輩医師よ?院内ちゃんとケジメをつけなさい
Ah, y-yes ... Sorry, Coz. "Hey! You might be my relative but here I'm your senior and a doctor. Keep things straight while you're in the hospital!"
We look up to him as a good senior.
Who said you can swagger around like that just because you're one year ahead of me?
They congratulated their 'sempai' on his promotion.
仕事先輩
He has more experience on the job than I.
You were always a perfect 'super human' to an infuriating extent. And so that 'habit' actually was one of your cute ... or rather charm points.
先輩たちは、純粋な好奇心抱いて自分たち疑問自然に問いかけ、自然答える待った。
My predecessors had asked their questions of nature with genuine curiosity and awaited her reply.
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