秀色可餐

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Chinese[edit]

 
to ear; beautiful; elegant; outstanding; to show; to display; show
 
color; dice; color; look; appearance
 
can; may; able to; certain(ly); to suit; (particle used for emphasis)
eat; meal
simp. and trad.
(秀色可餐)

Etymology[edit]

  • Literally: a beautiful countenance that can be enjoyed

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

秀色可餐

  1. (idiomatic) extremely attractive; breathtakingly beautiful

Usage notes[edit]

  • This adjective is usually used to describe women only.