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一掷千金    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin yī zhì qiān jīn    Simplified 一掷千金    Traditional 一擲千金
  1. lit. stake a thousand pieces of gold on one throw (idiom); to throw away money recklessly
  2. extravagant

Chinese meanings
  1. yī zhì qiān jīn
    原指赌博时下一次注就多达千金,后用来形容任意挥霍钱财。

Chinese meanings
  1. yī zhì qiān jīn
    【近义】挥金如土、挥霍无度、穷奢极侈
    【反义】节衣缩食、省吃俭用、量入为出
    【释义】指用钱满不在乎,一花就是一大笔。
    【出处】唐·吴象之《少年行》:“一掷千金浑是胆,家无四壁不知贫。”
    【用例】他仅用几句话,就把那种奢侈豪华,~的情景描绘出来了。

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