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Chengyu
探头探脑
Pinyin
tàn tóu tàn nǎo
English
(saying) to stick one's head out and look around
Explanation
Meaning
探:头或上体向前伸出。伸着头向左右张望。形容鬼鬼祟祟的探望。
Context
明·施耐庵《水浒全传》第四十五回:“却好交五更时候,只见那个头陀挟着木鱼,来巷口探头探脑。”
Grammar
联合式;作谓语、定语;含贬义
 
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