Meaning of 盯

Use your mouse
to draw a Chinese
character here
Pinyin: dīng
English Definition: to watch attentively; to fix one's attention on; to stare at; to gaze at
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (eye) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] eye; to look, to see; division, topic
    • [ dīng ] male adult; robust, vigorous; 4th heavenly stem
Similar Characters:
Step by Step Stroke Sequence: Download Customize Pin it
Stroke order image for Chinese character 盯
Example Words
盯视 dīng shì to stare fixedly; to look concentratedly
盯梢 dīng shāo to follow sb; to tail; to shadow
盯住 dīng zhù to watch sb closely; to breathe down sb's neck; to mark (sports)
紧盯 jǐn dīng to gaze; to stare fixedly
紧迫盯人 jǐn dīng rén to keep a close eye on sb (idiom)
More: 盯* | *盯 | *盯*
Example Sentences
She stared at me straight in the eye
Do you like being stared at?
He stood with arms akimbo and stared at me.
He stared at the screen, not daring to be distracted.
They stared at the person, as if suspecting his identity.