Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level


Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)
    very hungry; starving; famished
    Example sentence
    借金頼みにペコペコ下げてやって来た He came crawling to me to ask for a loan.
  • Parts of speech
    adverb taking the `to' particle, adverb (fukushi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    fawning; being obsequious; being servile; kowtowing; cringing
    Example sentence
    ところぺこぺこして借金頼みに来た He came to me hat in hand and asked for a loan.
  • Parts of speech
    giving in; being dented
    Example sentence
    上役やたらにぺこぺこするな。 Don't be subservient to your boss.

Examples of , ぺこぺこ in a sentence

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