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Chengyu
狗血淋头
Pinyin
gǒu xuè lín tóu
English
let loose a stream of abuse against sb.
Explanation
Meaning
旧时迷信说法,谓狗血淋在妖人头上,就可使其妖法失灵。后形容骂得很凶,使被骂者如淋了狗血的妖人一样,无言以对,无计可施。
Context
明·施耐庵《水浒全传》第五十三回:“马知府道:‘必然是个妖人!’教去取些法物来。牢子、节级将李逵捆翻,驱下厅前草地里,一个虞候掇一盆狗血没头一淋。”
 
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