畫蛇添足

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Chinese[edit]

draw; picture; painting snake; serpent to add; to increase; to replenish foot; to be sufficient
trad. (畫蛇添足)
simp. (画蛇添足)
Literally: to add feet when drawing a snake

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

畫蛇添足

  1. to improve something unnecessarily; to gild the lily