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Chengyu
厚颜无耻
Pinyin
hòu yán wú chǐ
English
brazen and shameless
Explanation
Meaning
颜:脸面。指人脸皮厚,不知羞耻。
Context
《诗经·小雅·巧言》:“巧言如簧,颜之厚矣。”南朝·齐·孔稚圭《北山移文》:“岂可使芳杜厚颜,薜荔蒙耻。”
Example
此种自私自利完全蔑视国家利益之理由,北平各团体竟敢说出,吾人殊服其~。 ◎鲁迅《伪自由书·战略关系》引周敬侪《奇文共赏》
Synonyms
恬不知耻
Antonyms
自惭形秽
Grammar
联合式;作宾语、状语;含贬义
 
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