Bishonen meaning

An Asian aesthetic of young men whose beauty (sex appeal) transcends the boundary of gender or sexual orientation, found in manga, etc.
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Origin of bishonen

  • From Japanese 美少年 (bishōnen びしょうねん), from Middle Chinese 美 (míj "beautiful") + 少年 (ʃèw-nen "teenaged boy") (compare Mandarin shàonián 少年).

    From Wiktionary