屌丝 (diaosi): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

屌丝 (Chinese PinYin: [diǎo sī]; traditional Chinese:屌絲) may mean: (1) noun. Loser; (2) noun. Underdog. Literally: 屌 (penis, profanity phrase) + 丝 (silk), together it mean one’s penis is as thin as silk. The phrase diaosi meaning ‘loser’ is used by young Chinese to poke fun at their own low status. First used in 2012, the term diaosi (losers) went viral on the Internet, Chinese youth (regardless of sex) from all backgrounds began to embrace it and now the word has become much less negative. Some example phrases and expressions are: 屌丝的状态 (the loser status), 屌丝中的一员 (one of the diaosi), 屌丝的逆袭 (achieve great success as an underdog).

1. How to pronounce 屌丝?

Chinese Pinyin: [diǎo sī]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 屌丝

Synonyms: 失败者, 受压迫者, 吊丝, 叼丝, 刁丝, 屌厮

Antonyms: 高富帅, 白富美

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 屌丝

Fixed expression: N/A

Collocation: 屌丝的状态 (the loser status), 屌丝中的一员 (one of the diaosi), 屌丝的逆袭 (achieve great success as an underdog),

Idioms: N/A

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4. How to use 屌丝 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 屌丝.

4.1 年轻的中国人使用屌丝(意思是失败者)这个词语来嘲笑自己的地位低下。

Translation: The phrase diaosi meaning ‘loser’ is used by young Chinese to poke fun at their own low status.

4.2 我是屌丝的一员, 我们是普通的在为梦想奋斗的中国人

Translation: I’m one of the diaosi, we are common Chinese who are fighting for our dreams.

4.3 “屌丝”在中国网络里却有独特和复杂的意味。

Translation: Diaosi (losers) has a special and complex meaning in China’s cyberspace.

4.4 很多这样的年轻人都因为找不到合适的结婚对象,而宣称加入‘屌丝一族’。

Translation: Many of those young men claim to be diaosi (losers), since they can’t find a proper woman to marry.

4.5 屌丝这个词在互联网上迅速传播开来,来自各种社会阶层的中国青年(不分性别)开始拥抱它。

Translation: The term diaosi (losers) went viral on the Internet, Chinese youth (regardless of sex) from all backgrounds began to embrace it.

4.6 如果你像个屌丝一样说话,你最终将变成一个屌丝。

Translation: If you talk like a loser, you’ll end up losing.

4.7 你可以放弃,当个屌丝,你也可以努力工作,让自己成为更快乐的人。

Translation: You can give up and be a loser, or you can work to be a happier person.

4.8 大部分屌丝都在努力工作, 争取摆脱屌丝的状态.

Translation: The majority of the diaosi are working hard to cast off their loser status.

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