遺臭萬年

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Chinese[edit]

to lose; to leave behind
 
sense of smell; smell bad; stench; stink; smelly; to smell (bad)
ten thousand years; all ages; eternity
trad. (遺臭萬年) 萬年
simp. (遗臭万年) 万年

Etymology[edit]

Literally: to leave a stink for ten thousand years

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

遺臭萬年

  1. to go down in history as a byword of infamy