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เชย  cheeuyM
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1.[is] like a bumpkin; simpleminded; foolish-looking; old-fashioned; out-of-date; in bad style; rustic; countrified
2.[of rain] to drizzle or shower
3.[of wind, for example] to blow upon gently stroke; fondle; caress; to pet

Royal Institute - 1982
เชย  /เชย/
[กริยา] สัมผัสเบาๆ หรือช้อนขึ้นเบาๆ ด้วยความเอ็นดูหรือรักใคร่ เช่น เชยแก้ม เชยคาง.
[กริยา] โปรยปรายลงมา ในคำว่า ฝนเชย.
[กริยา] พัดมาเฉื่อยๆ (ใช้แก่ลม).
[กริยา] สกัดงาเอาน้ำมัน เรียกว่า เชยน้ำมันงา.

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiเชย
Royal Thai General Systemchoei

1.   [adjective]
[is] like a bumpkin; simpleminded; foolish-looking; old-fashioned; out-of-date; in bad style; rustic; countrified

related wordsทำเปิ่นthamM bpeernLto make a stupid or careless mistake
ปล่อยไก่bplaawyL gaiL[colloquial, figurative, idiomatic verb] to make a stupid or careless mistake; to blunder
เปิ่นbpeernLsimply stupid; awkward; embarrassed; bewildered
หน้าแตกnaaF dtaaekL[colloquial slang] [is] embarrassing
examplesคนเปิ่นและเชยkhohnM bpeernL laeH cheeuyMdork, nerd (dress badly in old-fashioned clothes and behave very awkwardly in social situations)
ทรามเชยsaamM cheeuyMbeautiful woman
เราจะขำคนที่แต่งตัวเชยไหม ถ้าเรารู้ว่าเค้ามีชุดเก่งแค่ชุดเดียว
raoM jaL khamR khohnM theeF dtaengL dtuaaM cheeuyM maiR thaaF raoM ruuH waaF khaaoH meeM chootH gengL khaaeF chootH diaaoM
"Would you make fun of someone who dressed poorly, if you knew that he had only one suit to his name."
seuuaF phaaF raanH neeH cheeuyM
"The clothes in this shop are out of fashion."
2.   [verb]
[of rain] to drizzle or shower

synonymโปรยปรายbprooyM bpraaiMto rain lightly upon
3.   [verb, transitive]
[of wind, for example] to blow upon gently

synonymโชย chooyMto blow softly or gently; waft
to stroke; fondle; caress; to pet

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