吉米雞毛秀 [jí mǐ jī máo xiù]

吉米雞毛秀 [jí mǐ jī máo xiù] n. Jimmy+Chicken feather+show. This Internet slang term is a chirpy translation of Jimmy Kimmel Live! because 雞毛 [jī máo] “chicken feather” sounds like “Kimmel.” However, 雞毛 [jī máo] “chicken feather” is a not a nickname for Jimmy Kimmel. A shorter translation of the show name is 雞毛秀 [jī máo xiù] “Chicken Feather Show.”

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