Definition of まあまあ

まあまあmaamaa Inflection

adjectival noun / adverb / interjection:

  • so-so; passable - onomatopoeia


  • now, now - used to calming somebody down
  • my, my - expression of wonder, surprise, etc. - female language

Example Sentences

Now, please don't get so angry.
My what a narrow waist! Her face is small, she really looks just like a doll!
The curry was nothing special.
Her musical talent was indifferent.
He gets a reasonable salary as a bank clerk.

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