The Alternative Chinese Dictionary: 老東西

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Entry definition

老東西 〈lǎo dōng xī〉 {{zh-forms}} etymology From Chinese ("old") + 東西 ("thing", lit. "east-west"). pronunciation {{zh-pron }}
noun: {{zh-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) A little old lady, man, or creature
  2. (colloquial, pejorative) A difficult old man; a son of a bitch

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