bored to death (1920s+)
Why, you'd be bored stiff in a week, and you'd get sick to death of one another in a month.
A man is telling a woman that he is just bored stiff with everything on earth.
Sister Madge is bored stiff by my company, but was polite enough to pretend that she was anxious about you.
But men did not intimidate her, and on a regular passenger ship she'd have been bored stiff by having to associate with the women.
Surrounded by over-anxious parents, spoilt, no children to play with, bored stiff by adults.
Often youd be wretched and bored stiff and lonely, and often youd be frightfully homesick, and then youd regret all youd lost.
We're in the country at this moment, and we're not bored stiff—far from it.
I wouldn't put my nose inside the ballroom without him; vowed I'd be bored stiff.
"I'm bored stiff," confessed Delia, in a whisper, linking on to Irene's arm.
He informed me that he was 'bored stiff,' could see that I was, and had 'coralled' a few more choice spirits.