J-WOTD: 侮れない

あなどれない (anadorenai)

* “J-WOTD” = “Japanese Word of the Day”

“look tough” “(be) a force to be reckoned with”
手ごわい[侮れない]ライバル
rival to be reckoned with
無視できないもの、侮れないもの
something to be reckoned with

Usage: An friend of mine in an old company, said this about a manager that was trying to make us work hard on the very last day of our assignment on a certain project.. I guess it meant, “She (the boss) is just trying to look tough..

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