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八方美人, はっぽうびじん

  • happōbijin

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • one who is affable to everybody
  • a flunky
  • person beautiful from all angles
  • everybody's friend
  • person who shows people what they want to see

Examples of 八方美人,はっぽうびじん in a Sentence

ジムは八方美人だから言うこと当てにならない
You cannot rely upon Jim's words since he tries to please everybody.
If you buddy up to everybody and anybody, pretty soon people will think you're just a people-pleaser.
八方美人頼む足らず
A friend to everybody is a friend to nobody.
八方美人になるな。
Don't try to be all things to all men.
八方美人
He's everybody's friend.

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