頤指氣使

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Chinese[edit]

chin; cheek to command; to order temperament; attitude to command; to order
trad. (頤指氣使) 使
simp. (颐指气使) 使
Literally: “to command others with facial expressions”.

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

頤指氣使

  1. to be arrogant; to be contemptuous
    沒有可以中國人民頤指氣使教師 [MSC, trad.]
    没有可以中国人民颐指气使教师 [MSC, simp.]
    yě méiyǒu kěyǐ duì zhōngguó rénmín yízhǐqìshǐ de jiàoshī yé [Pinyin]
    There is also no such a tutor who can speak disdainfully toward Chinese people