Jisho

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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with ku ending
1. to outwit; to outsmart; to counterplot; to defeatIdiomatic expression, See also 裏かく
  • どろぼう泥棒
  • けいかん警官
  • 裏をかいて
  • とうひん盗品
  • 持って
  • 逃げた
  • The thief outwitted the police and got away with his loot.
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with ku ending
2. to pierce something all the way through
Other forms
裏を掻く 【うらをかく】
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