Definitions of kwai

  1. the basic unit of money in China

Usage examples for kwai

  1. I was much mobbed, and one child formed the solitary exception to the general rule of politeness by calling me a name equivalent to the Chinese Fan Kwai, " foreign;" but he was severely chidden, and a policeman has just called with an apology. – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  2. The bushmen have Kwai Hemm, who swallows the sacred Mantis insect. – Modern Mythology by Andrew Lang