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like shit through a tin horn

Slang definitions & phrases for like shit through a tin horn

like shit through a tin horn

adverb phrase

(Variations: a dose of salts or a hot knife through butter or off a shovel may replace through a tin horn) Very rapidly and easily; effortlessly: He went through the defense like shit through a tin horn/ The pension bill went through like a dose of salts (dose of salts 1837+, tin horn 1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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