Japanese Word Entry

毒々しい
Kana:どくどくしい
Definitions:
  1. poisonous, venomous, poisonous-looking

  2. hateful, detestable, loathsome, odious, sickening

  3. gaudy, garish, heavy, gross

Alternative form: 毒毒しい

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Chinese characters used in this word

poison, virus, venom, germ, harm, injury, spite, poisonous
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄨˊ (dú), ㄉㄞˋ (dài)
Cantonese: duk6
Japanese: ドク、 トク / そこなう、 わるい
Korean:
Vietnamese: độc, đốc