Japanese Dictionary

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玉虫色

Kana Reading
たまむしいろ
Romaji
tamamushiiro
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    iridescent
    Example sentence
    首相答弁玉虫色だった The prime minister's answer was equivocal.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    equivocal; ambivalent
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    variable meaning; weasel-word; chameleonic interpretation

Examples of 玉虫色, たまむしいろ in a sentence


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