Meaning of 袒

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Pinyin: tǎn
English Definition: to bare
Chinese Definition:
Antonyms: 惊骇
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (clothes) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
偏袒 piān tǎn to bare one shoulder; (fig.) to side with; to discriminate in favor of
袒护 tǎn to shield (a miscreant) from punishment, criticism etc; to take sb's side
袒露 tǎn to expose; to bare
左袒 zuǒ tǎn to take sides with; to be partial to; to be biased; to favor one side
袒胸露臂 tǎn xiōng having a low neckline (idiom)
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Example Sentences
Oh, and most importantly, don't let old men wrestle two topless chicks in a pool filled with K-Y Jelly. Not unless you're prepared to sing at a funeral.
How may this be, unless you first lay open to him the wound or trouble in your soul?
In fact, people spend lots of money buying photos and videos of women with exposed breasts.
A law stating that in Liverpool, only a clerk in a tropical fish store is allowed to be publicly topless, was also ridiculous, said the poll.
Illustrations and advertisements from the period show ample bosoms but big breasts IRL ("in real life") were still shameful.