Meaning of 瞪

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Pinyin: dèng
English Definition: to open (one's eyes) wide; to stare at; to glare at
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 17; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (eye) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] eye; to look, to see; division, topic
    • [ dēng ] to rise, to mount, to board, to climb
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Example Words
目瞪口呆 dèng kǒu dāi dumbstruck (idiom); stupefied; stunned
瞪眼 dèng yǎn to open one's eyes wide; to stare; to glare (at sb); to scowl
干瞪眼 gān dèng yǎn to watch helplessly
直瞪瞪 zhí dèng dèng to stare blankly
直眉瞪眼 zhí méi dèng yǎn to stare angrily or vacantly
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