death

Idioms & Phrases

death

In addition to the idioms beginning with death, also see at death's door; be the death of; bore to death; catch cold (one's death); fate worse than death; in at the death; kiss of death; look like death (warmed over); matter of life and death; put to death; scare out of one's wits (to death); sign one's own death warrant; thrill to pieces (to death); tickled pink (to death); to death. Also see under dead.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: dear me
Words Near: death
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for death
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing death
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature