Have an Axe to Grind

Also: Have no axe to grind with an/no axe to grind without an axe to grind Meaning of Idiom ‘Have an Axe to Grind’ To have an axe to grind means to have a hidden personal and often selfish motive for one’s behavior; to have a hidden opinion or a hidden agenda.  1Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The … Read more