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Chengyu
斗筲之人
Pinyin
dǒu shāo zhī rén
Explanation
Meaning
斗:容器,一斗=十升;筲:竹器,容一斗两升。形容人的气量狭小,见识短浅。
Context
先秦·孔子《论语·子路》:“斗筲之人,何足算也。”
Example
臣虽~,诚窃怀怪,以为笃、景亲近贵臣,当为百僚表仪。 ◎南朝·宋·范晔《后汉书·何敞传》
Synonyms
斗筲之辈、斗筲之器
Grammar
偏正式;作主语;含贬义
 
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