矫情(jiao qing)


Origin and Description:

It is said that "矫情" (jiao qing) originated from Beijing dialect. It has long been in Beijing dialect. But in recent years, maybe due to a line "Bitch is "'矫情'(jiao qing)" in the ancient palace emotional drama called "Zhen Huan Chuan", "矫情" (jiao qing) suddenly popped up and has become a familiar word. To be short, "矫情" (jiao qing) means "pretentious, do not express true feelings". For example, making a fuss is a manifestation of "矫情" (jiao qing).

Meaning and Example Sentence:

1."矫情" (jiao qing) means "pretentious, do not express true feelings". For example, if a person screams loudly when suffers a minor injury, then he will be considered as "矫情" (jiao qing).

2. She lives a so happy life, but still always complains. She is really "矫情" (jiao qing).