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引きこもり, 引き篭り, 引篭り, 引き籠り, 引籠り, 引き籠もり, ひきこもり

  • hikikomori


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • a shut-in
  • a stay-at-home
  • people who withdraw from society (e.g. retire to the country)


  • social withdrawal
  • shunning other people

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