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Meaning of お人好し in Japanese
- Parts of speech
- adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
- softhearted (good-natured, credulous) person; easy mark; soft touch; simple soul
- Example sentence
- 彼はお人よしのカモから大金を巻き上げました。 He made heaps of money by ripping off naive suckers.
Examples of お人好し, お人よし, おひとよし in a sentence
He made heaps of money by ripping off naive suckers.
My mother is carefree, cheerful and good-natured.
I'm not so simple as to believe you.
To do him justice, he is a good-natured man.
A certain door-to-door salesman made a fool of a trusting old lady and went off with a lot of her money.
He's very soft-hearted.
Kanji in this word
好 JLPT 4
fond, pleasing, like something
Kun'Yomi: この.む, す.く, よ.い, い.い
人 JLPT 5
On'Yomi: ジン, ニン
Kun'Yomi: ひと, -り, -と
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