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Chengyu
人声鼎沸
Pinyin
rén shēng dǐng fèi
English
a babel of voices
Explanation
Meaning
鼎:古代煮食器;沸:沸腾。形容人群的声音吵吵嚷嚷,就象煮开了锅一样。
Context
明·冯梦龙《醒世恒言》卷十:“一日午后,刘方在店中收拾,只听得人声鼎沸。”
Example
广场这时已是一片锣鼓喧天,~。
Synonyms
人欢马叫、震耳欲聋
Antonyms
万籁俱寂、鸦雀无声
Grammar
主谓式;作谓语、宾语、定语;比喻人声嘈杂
 
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