to blow; to play a wind instrument; to blast; to puff; to boast; to brag; to end in failure; to fall through

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不费吹灰之力 不費吹灰之力 bu4 fei4 chui1 hui1 zhi1 li4
as easy as blowing off dust; effortless; with ease

潮吹 潮吹 chao2 chui1
female ejaculation

吹吹拍拍 吹吹拍拍 chui1 chui1 pai1 pai1
to boast and flatter

吹灯拔蜡 吹燈拔蠟 chui1 deng1 ba2 la4
lit. to blow out the lamp and put out the candle (idiom); fig. to die; to bite the dust; to be over and done with

吹笛者 吹笛者 chui1 di2 zhe3

吹风机 吹風機 chui1 feng1 ji1
hair dryer

吹拂 吹拂 chui1 fu2
to brush; to caress (of breeze); to praise

吹干 吹乾 chui1 gan1
to blow-dry

吹鼓手 吹鼓手 chui1 gu3 shou3
(old) musicians at a wedding cortege or funeral procession; (fig.) trumpeter of sb's praises; booster

吹管 吹管 chui1 guan3

吹管乐 吹管樂 chui1 guan3 yue4
woodwind music

吹号 吹號 chui1 hao4
to blow a brass instrument

吹胡子瞪眼 吹鬍子瞪眼 chui1 hu2 zi5 deng4 yan3
to get angry; to fume

吹灰 吹灰 chui1 hui1
to blow away dust

吹灰之力 吹灰之力 chui1 hui1 zhi1 li4
as easy as pie

吹糠见米 吹糠見米 chui1 kang1 jian4 mi3
instant results; lit. blow the husk and see the rice

吹孔 吹孔 chui1 kong3
(of a musical instrument) blow hole

吹口哨 吹口哨 chui1 kou3 shao4
to whistle

吹喇叭 吹喇叭 chui1 la3 ba5
(lit.) blowing the trumpet; (fig.) to praise sb; (slang) to give a blowjob

吹了 吹了 chui1 le5
failed; busted; to have not succeeded; to have died; to have parted company; to have chilled (of a relationship)

吹擂 吹擂 chui1 lei2
to talk big; to boast

吹冷风 吹冷風 chui1 leng3 feng1
to blow cold; damping expectations by discouraging or realistic words

吹毛求疵 吹毛求疵 chui1 mao2 qiu2 ci1
lit. to blow apart the hairs upon a fur to discover any defect (idiom); fig. to be fastidious; nitpick

吹牛 吹牛 chui1 niu2
to talk big; to shoot off one's mouth; to chat (dialect)

吹牛拍马 吹牛拍馬 chui1 niu2 pai1 ma3
to resort to bragging and flattering

吹牛皮 吹牛皮 chui1 niu2 pi2
to boast; to talk big

吹拍 吹拍 chui1 pai1
to resort to bragging and flattering; abbr. for 吹牛拍馬|吹牛拍马

吹捧 吹捧 chui1 peng3
to flatter; to laud sb's accomplishments; adulation

吹气 吹氣 chui1 qi4
to blow air (into)

吹散 吹散 chui1 san4
to disperse

吹哨 吹哨 chui1 shao4
to blow a whistle; to whistle

吹台 吹臺 chui1 tai2
(coll.) to fall through; to result in failure; (of a relationship) to break up

吹熄 吹熄 chui1 xi1
to blow out (a flame)

吹袭 吹襲 chui1 xi2
storm struck; to attack (of wind)

吹箫 吹簫 chui1 xiao1
to play the xiao 簫|箫 (mouth organ); to beg while playing pipes; cf politician Wu Zixu 伍子胥, c. 520 BC destitute refugee in Wu town, 吳市吹簫|吴市吹箫; to busk; virtuoso piper wins a beauty, cf 玉人吹簫|玉人吹箫; (slang) fellatio; blowjob

吹箫乞食 吹簫乞食 chui1 xiao1 qi3 shi2
to beg while playing the xiao 箫 (mouth organ); cf Wu Zixu 伍子胥, destitute refugee from Chu 楚, busked in Wu town c. 520 BC, then became a powerful politician

吹嘘 吹噓 chui1 xu1
to brag

吹叶机 吹葉機 chui1 ye4 ji1
leaf blower (machine)

吹竽手 吹竽手 chui1 yu2 shou3
player of the yu 竽 (free reed mouth organ)

吹胀 吹脹 chui1 zhang4
to blow up; to inflate

吹枕边风 吹枕邊風 chui1 zhen3 bian1 feng1
to sway (sb) through pillow talk

吹奏 吹奏 chui1 zou4
to play (wind instruments)

大吹大擂 大吹大擂 da4 chui1 da4 lei2
to make an exhibition of oneself; ostentation

电吹风 電吹風 dian4 chui1 feng1
hair dryer

风吹雨打 風吹雨打 feng1 chui1 yu3 da3
lit. windswept and battered by rain; to undergo hardship (idiom)

告吹 告吹 gao4 chui1
to fizzle out; to come to nothing

鼓吹 鼓吹 gu3 chui1
to agitate for; to enthusiastically promote

鼓吹者 鼓吹者 gu3 chui1 zhe3

胡吹 胡吹 hu2 chui1
to boast wildly

胡吹乱捧 胡吹亂捧 hu2 chui1 luan4 peng3
indiscriminate admiration (idiom)

劲吹 勁吹 jing4 chui1
(the wind) blows violently

砍头不过风吹帽 砍頭不過風吹帽 kan3 tou2 bu4 guo4 feng1 chui1 mao4
to regard decapitation as no more important than the wind blowing off your hat (idiom)

利用人工吹气 利用人工吹氣 li4 yong4 ren2 gong1 chui1 qi4
oral inflation

什么风把你吹来的 什麼風把你吹來的 shen2 me5 feng1 ba3 ni3 chui1 lai2 de5
What brings you here? (idiom)

吴市吹箫 吳市吹簫 wu2 shi4 chui1 xiao1
to beg while playing the xiao 箫 (mouth organ); cf Wu Zixu 伍子胥, destitute refugee from Chu 楚, busked in Wu town c. 520 BC, then became a powerful politician

洗剪吹 洗剪吹 xi3 jian3 chui1
shampoo, haircut and blow-dry

瞎吹 瞎吹 xia1 chui1
to boast; to shoot one's mouth off

氧炔吹管 氧炔吹管 yang3 que1 chui1 guan3
oxyacetylene torch

野火烧不尽,春风吹又生 野火燒不盡,春風吹又生 ye3 huo3 shao1 bu4 jin4 - chun1 feng1 chui1 you4 sheng1
lit. even a prairie fire cannot destroy the grass - it grows again when the breeze blows (proverb); fig. cannot be easily eliminated; abbr. to 野火春風|野火春风

玉人吹箫 玉人吹簫 yu4 ren2 chui1 xiao1
virtuoso piper wins a beauty; the xiao 箫 (mouth organ) virtuoso 萧史 won for his wife the beautiful daughter of Duke Mu of Qin 秦穆公

自吹自擂 自吹自擂 zi4 chui1 zi4 lei2
to blow one's own trumpet (idiom)

自我吹嘘 自我吹噓 zi4 wo3 chui1 xu1
to blow one's own horn (idiom)