Examples from the Web for doornail
Bethany is dumb as a doornail, and seems to bore Don about as much as his high-profile clients do.Every Woman Don Draper’s Hooked Up With on ‘Mad Men’|Amy Zimmerman|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Dead as a doornail," he murmured to Chick, who also had approached.With Links of Steel|Nicholas Carter
He had been a great King but he was deader than a doornail now.Seven O'Clock Stories|Robert Gordon Anderson
"Anyhow, Mr. Fenley is dead as a doornail," said Eliza firmly.The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley|Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for doornail
Idioms and Phrases with doornail
see dead as a doornail.