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Chengyu
蜀犬吠日
Pinyin
shǔ quǎn fèi rì
English
(due to ignorance or inexperience) comment excitedly on a common-place thing
Explanation
Meaning
蜀:四川省的简称;吠:狗叫。原意是四川多雨,那里的狗不常见太阳,出太阳就要叫。比喻少见多怪。
Context
唐·柳宗元《答韦中立论师道书》:“屈子赋曰:‘邑犬群吠,吠所怪也。’仆往闻庸、蜀之南,恒雨少日,日出则犬吠。”
Synonyms
少见多怪、孤陋寡闻
Grammar
主谓式;作宾语、定语;含贬义
 
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