- (Singapore, colloquial, derogatory) A coward.
- Why are you so kiasi? You won't die from getting a small cut on the finger.
- If everyone dares to bungee jump, why can't you do the same? Are you kiasi or what?!
From Min Nan (驚死, 惊死 POJ: kiaⁿ-sí); literally: "afraid to die".