Thai Word of the Day: “cheek-naa” (ฉีกหน้า)

“cheek-naa” (ฉีกหน้า) can be used in the following ways:

verb: to humiliate

The verb “cheek-naa” (ฉีกหน้า) is used when someone makes someone else feel very embarrassed and ashamed.


kao cheek-naa chan
(He humiliated me)

ter chawb cheek-naa phom dtaw-naa kon eun
(She enjoys humiliating me in front of other people)

khun ja cheek-naa chan dtaw-naa tuk-kon thaa khun tham-dtua baeb nan
(You will humiliate me in front of everyone if you act like that)

Li Morrissey
Course Co-ordinator & Tutor
Thai Language Tuition UK