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上手, じょうず, じょうて, じょうしゅ
NA-adjective, Antonym: 下手・へた・1
1. skillful, skilled, proficient, good (at), adept, clever
2. flattery
See more > common
上手, うわて, かみて
1. upper part
Only かみて
2. upper stream, upper course of a river
3. right side of the stage (audience's or camera's POV), stage left (actor's POV)
Only うわて
4. skillful (in comparisons), dexterity
Sumo term
5. over-arm grip on opponent's belt
うまい, 上手, 美味い, 旨い, 巧い, 甘い, 美い
Usually in kana, esp. 上手い,巧い
1. skillful, skilful, clever, expert, wise, successful
esp. 旨い,美味い,甘い
2. delicious, appetizing, appetising, tasty
esp. 旨い
3. fortunate, splendid, promising
See more > common
うまくいく, 上手くいく, うまく行く, 上手く行く, 旨くいく, 旨く行く
Expression, Godan verb, Usually in kana
to go smoothly, to turn out well, to do the trick, to have peaceful relations
See more > common
上手投げ, うわてなげ
Baseball term
1. overhand throw
Sumo term
2. a throw using the outside of the arm
See more > common
聞き上手, 聞上手, ききじょうず
being a good listener
上手, くちじょうず
being good at conversation, conversationalist, good talker, smooth-talker
うまく, 上手, 旨く, 巧く, 甘く
Adverb, Usually in kana
1. skilfully, skillfully, well, aptly, cleverly
2. successfully, smoothly
3. deliciously
上手, じょうずもの
上手, おじょうず
1. skill, skillful, dexterity
2. flattery
上手, じょうてもの
quality goods, choice goods
上手, とこじょうず
being good in bed, sexual performer
上手, いくさじょうず
being battlewise, being skilled in battle, experienced warrior
上手, みぎじょうず
Sumo term
right-handed outside grip (on one's opponent's belt)
上手, ひだりじょうず
Sumo term
left-handed outside grip (on one's opponent's belt)
交際上手, こうさいじょうず
good at socializing, sociability, being a good mixer
社交上手, しゃこうじょうず
NA-adjective, yojijukugo
social ease (facility, skills), being a good mixer
上手下手, じょうずへた
differences in skill
商売上手, しょうばいじょうず
good at business, having a good head for business, good businessman, shrewd salesman
処世上手, しょせいじょうず
NA-adjective, yojijukugo
knowing how to get on in the world, knowing the secret of success in life
説得上手, せっとくじょうず
NA-adjective, yojijukugo
persuasiveness, skilled in the art of persuasion
一枚上手, 一枚うわて, いちまいうわて
NA-adjective, See 上手・うわて・1, yojijukugo
one step higher, one better, cut above, one up
上手捻り, うわてひねり
Sumo term
twisting overarm throw
へたうま, 下手上手, ヘタウマ
NA-adjective, Colloquialism, Usually in kana
at first glance poor, but on closer examination skillful (of artwork, etc.), crude but charming, poorly made but captivating
褒め上手, ほめ上手, ほめじょうず
being good at giving compliments, person who is good at giving compliments, charmer
名人上手, めいじんじょうず
person who is a cut above the rest
商い上手, あきないじょうず
being good at selling, shrewd salesman
料理上手, りょうりじょうず
being good at cooking, good cook
甘え上手, あまえじょうず
being good at being spoiled, being good at using puppy-dog eyes, person who is good at getting others to spoil them
上手に扱う, じょうずにあつかう
Expression, Godan verb
to handle skillfully
上手に選ぶ, じょうずにえらぶ
Expression, Godan verb
to make a good choice
上手数料, うりあげてすうりょう
endorsement commission, commission earned, sales commission
お洒落上手, オシャレ上手, おしゃれ上手, おしゃれじょうず, オシャレじょうず
being good at dressing fashionably, good dresser
買い物上手, 買物上手, かいものじょうず
being good at shopping sensibly, sensible shopper, shrewd buyer, smart shopper
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