look like a million dollars

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look like a million dollars

Appear attractive or prosperous. For example, The painter did a good jobthe house looks like a million dollars. The related feel like a million dollars means "feel healthy," as in Helen came back from her winter vacation feeling like a million dollars. [c. 1920]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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