Long in the Tooth

Also: A bit long in the tooth Long of tooth Meaning of Idiom ‘Long in the Tooth’ To be long in the tooth means to be rather old; quite old; getting on in years; (sometimes) too old (for something). 1Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms]. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010.,2Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American … Read more

Loosen Up

Also: Loosen someone up Meaning Of Idiom ‘Loosen Up’ To loosen up means to behave in a more relaxed manner and less serious manner; to become less formal; to talk freely; to allow oneself to behave freely in order to have a good time; to rid oneself of physical or mental tension. 1Heacock, Paul. Cambridge … Read more

Loudmouth, be a

Also: Have a loud mouth Meaning of Idiom ‘Loudmouth’ A loudmouth is a person who talks too loudly, often boastfully, offensively and continually; one who talks indiscreetly; a gossip. 1Pare, May. Body Idioms and More: For Learners of English. United States?: Mayuree Pare, 2005.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,3Cambridge Academic Content … Read more

Lovely Weather for Ducks

Also: Fine weather for ducks Nice weather for ducks Great weather for ducks Meaning Lovely weather for ducks: humorous phrase for very wet, rainy weather.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Usage “It’s been raining for two days straight. Lovely weather for ducks!” “Want to share my umbrella? … Read more

Look Forward To Something

Meaning of Idiom ‘Look Forward to Something’ To look forward to something is to be excited about something that is going to happen and think of it with eager anticipation. Examples Of Use “I look forward to meeting you in person,” said the salesman. “I’ve been looking forward to the state fair all year.” Origin Used since … Read more