Chinese English Dictionary

一字褒贬    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin yī zì bāo biǎn    Simplified 一字褒贬    Traditional 一字褒貶
  1. dispensing praise or blame with a single word (idiom)
  2. concise and powerful style

Chinese meanings
  1. yī zì bāo biǎn
    【释义】褒:赞扬,夸奖;贬:给予不好的评价。一个字的褒扬或贬斥。泛指记事论人,用字措辞严谨有分寸。
    【出处】晋·杜预《左传序》:“春秋虽以一字为褒贬,然皆须数句以成言。”

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