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Chengyu
金口玉言
Pinyin
jīn kǒu yù yán
English
authoritative statements or utterances
Explanation
Meaning
旧时俗指皇帝说的话。现在指说出口不能改变的话(用在讽刺)。
Context
晋·夏侯湛《抵疑》:“今乃金口玉音,漠然沈默。使吾子栖迟穷巷,守此困极。”
Example
拜舞已毕,天子~,问道:“卿是许武之弟乎?” ◎明·冯梦龙《醒世恒言·三孝廉让产立高名》
Synonyms
金科玉律
Grammar
联合式;作主语、宾语;指说话正确,不能改变
 
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