fresh as a daisy

Well rested, energetic, as in I'm finally over my jet lag and feel fresh as a daisy. This simile may allude to the fact that a daisy's petals fold at night and open in the morning. [Late 1700s]


Nearby words

  1. fresco,
  2. fresco secco,
  3. frescobaldi,
  4. frescobaldi, girolamo,
  5. fresh,
  6. fresh breeze,
  7. fresh frozen plasma,
  8. fresh gale,
  9. fresh out of,
  10. fresh-run

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