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ぺこぺこ

  • pekopeko
JLPT LEVEL 1

Definition

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)

  • very hungry
  • starving
  • famished

Definition

adverb taking the `to' particle, adverb (fukushi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • fawning
  • being obsequious
  • being servile
  • kowtowing
  • cringing

Definition

  • giving in
  • being dented

Examples of ぺこぺこ in a Sentence

上役やたらにぺこぺこするな。
Don't be subservient to your boss.
お腹ぺこぺこです
I'm starved.
ところぺこぺこして借金頼みに来た
He came to me hat in hand and asked for a loan.
借金頼みにペコペコ下げてやって来た
He came crawling to me to ask for a loan.

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