Kan Cheong

Kan Cheong

Origin: Hokkien, literally means nervous

Kan Cheong is used to describe a feeling of nervousness. It can be used with the word spider to describe a person who is always nervous as a “Kan Cheong Spider”


Example:“Just now my crush came up and talked to me!!! Boy was I so kan cheong and started to stutter incoherently in my replies to him…

Example: “Hey Ah Seng, stop pushing and shoving lah. Don’t be a Kan Cheong Spider, there is enough for everyone.

Commonly used with:

Spider (Kan Cheong Spider)

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