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栉风沐雨    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin zhì fēng mù yǔ    Simplified 栉风沐雨    Traditional 櫛風沐雨
  1. lit. to comb one's hair in the wind and wash it in the rain (idiom)
  2. fig. to work in the open regardless of the weather

Chinese meanings
  1. zhìfēngmùyǔ
    风梳头,雨洗发。形容奔波劳碌,不避风雨。

Chinese meanings
  1. zhì fēng mù yǔ
    【近义】餐风露宿
    【释义】栉:梳头发;沐:洗头发。风梳发,雨洗头。形容人经常在外面不顾风雨地辛苦奔波。
    【出处】《庄子·天下》:“沐甚雨,栉疾风。”
    【用例】~三十余年,扫荡群凶,与百姓除害,使汉室复存。(明·罗贯中《三国演义》第六十一回)

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