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Chengyu
亭亭玉立
Pinyin
tíng tíng yù lì
English
(of a woman) fair, slim and graceful / (of a tree) tall and erect
Explanation
Meaning
亭亭:高耸直立的样子。形容女子身材细长。也形容花木等形体挺拔。
Context
明·张岱《公祭祁夫人文》:“一女英迈出群,亭亭玉立。”
Example
花型小,比起~的荷花远逊。 ◎郭沫若《百花齐放·睡莲》
Synonyms
袅袅婷婷、风仪玉立
Antonyms
其貌不扬
Grammar
偏正式;作谓语、宾语、定语;含褒义
 
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