Japanese Dictionary

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作り笑い

Kana Reading
つくりわらい
Romaji
tsukuriwarai
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    Meaning
    forced laugh; forced smile
    Example sentence
    ってない。ほら見て、このにこやかな笑顔」「それは作り笑いっていうんですよ」 I'm not angry. Look, see this smiling face? "That's what they call a forced smile!"

Examples of 作り笑い, つくりわらい in a sentence


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