look like death
Also, look or feel like death warmed over. Look or feel very ill or exhausted. For example, After two nights without sleep, Bill looked like death warmed over, or This cold makes me feel like death. [Colloquial; 1930s]
Order Your Coffee Like A BossRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
What Does “Musty” Literally Smell Like?The common cholesterol drug Lipitor was recently subject to a recall due to reports from consumers about a “musty” odor associated with the bottles. We aren’t interested in the drug — this post concerns stink, stench, aroma. Smell may be the hardest sense to describe in words, which is why we are eager to take a whiff. The sense of smell is known as olfaction …
- look homeward, angel,
- look in on,
- look into,
- look like,
- look like a million dollars,
- look like something the cat dragged in,
- look like the cat that ate the canary,
- look on,
- look on the bright side,
- look out
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.