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Chengyu
牝鸡司晨
Pinyin
pìn jī sī chén
Explanation
Meaning
母鸡报晓。旧时比喻妇女窃权乱政。
Context
《尚书·牧誓》:“牝鸡无晨。牝鸡之晨,惟家之索。”
Example
听谗信佞,残杀忠良,驱逐正士,播弃黎老,昵比匪人,惟以妇言是用,此“~,惟家之索。” ◎明·许仲琳《封神演义》第七回
Synonyms
阴差阳错、牝鸡司旦
Grammar
主谓式;作谓语、宾语、分句;含贬义
 
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