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Chengyu
缺口镊子
Pinyin
quē kǒu niè zi
Explanation
Meaning
镊子用以拔毛,缺口镊子则不能。故用以比喻一毛不拔的吝啬鬼。
Context
宋苏轼《与陈季常书》之十二:“彼不相知者,视仆之饥饱,如观越人之肥瘠耳。乡谚有云‘缺口镊子’者,公识之。”
 
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