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chhi-chhi

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃiːtʃiː/

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(also chee-chee)

Definition of chhi-chhi in English:

exclamation

Indian
Used to express disgust: Today it was the love scene, chhi-chhi. I was just dying inside, thinking how to go near to that man with his breath of rotting cockroach dung

Origin

perhaps from Hindi chī-chī! 'shame on you!' (literally 'dirt, excrement').

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