Understanding China, One Blog at a Time

An American in China

Chinese Slang-

Posted by w_thames_the_d on July 22, 2010


[hǎiguī / hai3 gui1]
noun.
This word can be derogatory, it is a nickname for Chinese people who have studied abroad and have returned to China. 海龟
They typically are seen as the spolied youth who cannot make it overseas and are forced to return.

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