front burner, on a
Also, on the front burner. A position of relatively great importance or high priority. For example, The boss said this project is now on a front burner. This expression alludes to a cook's putting the items requiring the most attention at the front of the stove. [1960s] Also see back burner.
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
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