It is a coined word pointing to a woman who is active in love. There is “herbivorous girl” as an opposite word. It began to be featured in mass media around 2008. Japan call “Niku shoku jo shi”.
“Herbivorous boy” are men who have a mild character like herbivores. Unlike “carnivorous boy”, there is no way to actively act on the opposite sex. “Carnivorous boy” refers to people who are active in love. Japanese says “So shoku Dan shi” as coined word at recent.
1. lovable especially in a childlike or naive way. 2. pleasing by delicacy or grace. 3. appealing to the emotions as well as the eye. Japanese says Kwaii
1. a person of subnormal intelligence. 2. a person who lacks good judgment. 3. the trait of acting stupidly or rashly. This is wrote by 馬(house) with 鹿(deer) in Japanese. Japanese says Ba-ka.
a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous. Japanese says Gen-ki. This 氣 is old character. It is the most appropriate character for this word.
It’s means pleasing by delicacy or grace. And pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance. Japanese says Ka-Wai-i.