窮鼠, きゅうそ

  • kyūso

Definition of 窮鼠,きゅうそ

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • cornered rat or mouse

Examples of 窮鼠,きゅうそ in a Sentence

窮鼠かむ。
A cornered rat will bite a cat.
あいつ追いつめられたらするらない窮鼠噛むってことあるらな。気付けるに越したことはない。
I wouldn't push him too far. You don't know what he might do. I'd say you can't be too careful. They say even a doomed mouse will bite a cat if he has no choice.
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Related Kanji

hard up, destitute, suffer, perplexed, cornered
rat, mouse, dark gray

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