The Alternative Chinese Dictionary: 主兒

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主兒 〈zhǔ ér〉 {{zh-forms}} pronunciation {{zh-pron }}
noun: {{zh-noun}}
  1. (slang, colloquial) (kind of) person 不要主兒。 zhè shì gè bùyào mìng de zhǔr He's the kind of person who doesn't want to live. 臉面主兒。 zhè shì gè yào liǎnmiàn de zhǔr This guy is obsessed with getting face. 主兒。 zhè shì gè ài chī de zhǔr She's a big eater.
  2. (slang, colloquial) owner; master; leader; employer 主兒? shéi jiào nǐ shì wǒde zhǔr ne Who said you were the master of me?
  3. (slang, colloquial) boyfriend; husband 主兒回來。 wǒ nà zhǔr méi huílái ne My husband hasn't come back yet. 主兒 tā yǒu zhǔr She's taken.
  • This slang expression is particular to northern parts of China, especially Beijing.

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