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Basic Trope: A (usually female) character who assaults people for pervertedness that only happened in her head.

  • Straight: Alice smacks Bob around for talking to her, even when he's just making innocent conversation.
  • Exaggerated:
    • Alice beats Bob to a bloody pulp for looking at her - even though it was in a non-lascivious way.
    • Alice stabs Bob simply because he briefly and accidentally made eye contact with her.
  • Downplayed:
    • Bob gets smacked by Alice, but he was making a Double Entendre - and it's not entirely clear that he didn't mean it in the innocent way.
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    • Alice never gets violent, but she often throws dirty looks and scowls at Bob for no apparent reason.
  • Justified:
    • Bob is usually perverted, so it's force of habit for Alice to hit him.
    • Alice deals with a lot of perverts in her daily life, and thinks Bob is just another one of them.
    • Alice is short-tempered and sees everything as a potential insult.
  • Inverted:
    • Bob hits Alice for imagined perversion.
    • Alice has a huge crush on Bob, and imagines that anything he does is with lascivious intent, creating an unprovoked blush effect when he says or does anything.
  • Subverted: Bob says or does something innocent. Alice raises her hand to smack him then realizes her mistake and stops.
  • Double Subverted:
    • But after he brings that incident up, she smacks him anyway.
    • Some time later, Alice hits Bob out of the blue, saying "That's for the time you did this!", bringing up the innocent thing he did above as if it was a heinous crime.
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  • Parodied: Alice reacts with disgust at things like being glanced at and being talked to, but when Bob attempts to grope her or compliment her chest, her reaction is a disinterested shrug.
  • Zig Zagged: Alice's treatment of Bob varies depending on her mood.
  • Averted: Alice doesn't misunderstand anything Bob says.
  • Enforced: The producers of Generic Anime Rom-Com think having a Tsundere hit boys for no good reason is hilarious, so instruct the writers to include plenty of that.
  • Lampshaded: "Why are you hitting me? I just said you look nice!"
  • Invoked: Bob has been zig-zagigng between Double Entendres and Innocent Innuendo all day, So Alice decided to be overly vengeful in order to figure out which is which.
  • Exploited: Someone wants the superpowered Alice to take out Bob, so they put her on edge, knowing his remarks will warrant an unprovoked blow.
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  • Defied: Bob catches Alice's hand and says "Hey! I didn't say anything dirty, so cool it!"
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed:
  • Played For Laughs: David pinches Alice's butt, and Alice swings at Bob instead.

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