Nervous Nellie

Meaning of Idiom ‘Nervous Nellie’ Someone who is a nervous Nellie is an excessively nervous, worried, apprehensive, or timid person. Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Usage Nellie is sometimes spelled Nelly. Although Nellie is a female name, this idiom is used to describe both males and females. Examples … Read more

New York Minute

Also: In a New York Minute Meaning of Idiom ‘New York Minute’ A New York minute is a very short period of time; an instant. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms]. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to … Read more

Never Hear the End of It

Meaning of Idiom ‘Never Hear the End of It’ To never hear the end of it means to expect to have to endure people talking about something that embarrassed you or upset you for the foreseeable future. 1Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our … Read more

Neither Fish Nor Fowl

Meaning of Idiom ‘Neither Fish Nor Fowl’ When something is neither fish nor fowl it is odd and not easily fit into any specific category or group. Examples Of Use “Although the book is a reference volume it also contains many controversial statements, making critics pan it as neither fish nor fowl.” “The first attempt at a … Read more