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お人好し, お人よし, おひとよし

  • ohitoyoshi


adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • softhearted (good-natured, credulous) person
  • easy mark
  • soft touch
  • simple soul

Examples of お人好し,お人よし,おひとよし in a Sentence

He made heaps of money by ripping off naive suckers.
He's very soft-hearted.
A certain door-to-door salesman made a fool of a trusting old lady and went off with a lot of her money.
My mother is carefree, cheerful and good-natured.
To do him justice, he is a good-natured man.
I'm not so simple as to believe you.

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