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huángchǔ 皇储

Nickname for Xi Jinping prior to succeeding Hu Jintao as president in the spring of 2013.

Although huangchu is sometimes translated as "crown prince," it is a separate designation from "crown prince” (太子 tàizǐ) or “princeling," descendants of prominent and influential senior Communist officials. Xi Jinping, son of former PRC State Councilor Xi Zhongxun, is also a princeling.

On February 11, 2009, then-Vice President Xi Jinping discussed international intervention in a speech to overseas Chinese in Mexico, generating yet another grass-mud horse neologism:

There are some foreigners who have eaten their fill and have nothing better to do, pointing their fingers at our affairs. China does not, first, export revolution; second, export poverty and hunger; or third, cause unnecessary trouble for you. What else is there to say?