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Chengyu
饮河鼹鼠
Pinyin
yǐn hé yǎn shǔ
Explanation
Meaning
比喻指所需求或所得极有限的人。
Context
语出《庄子·逍遥游》:“偃鼠饮河,不过满腹。”明·李昌祺《剪灯余话·洞天花烛记》:“饮河鼹鼠愧盈腹,止鲁鶢鶋惭厚享。”
Example
每一个人在人类智慧的长河旁边,都不过像一只饮河的鼹鼠。 ◎秦牧《社稷坛抒情》
 
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