Today’s word: darashi nai
The dictionary defines darashi nai as “slovenly; loose; sluttish; slatternly.”
I was a tomboy as a kid, and mostly hated getting dressed up. On the few occasions when I deigned to wear a dress, I would still go about doing the things I usually did– run around, climb trees, sit with my legs apart. My mom would think it unseemly and tell me that I was darashi nai.
I don’t mind getting dressed up now, although I rarely do it. I was most mindful of looking proper this New Year’s Eve, but I was glad to come home after the festivities and change into more comfortable clothes.