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]


Nearby words

  1. look homeward, angel,
  2. look in on,
  3. look into,
  4. look like,
  5. look like a million dollars,
  6. look like something the cat dragged in,
  7. look like the cat that ate the canary,
  8. look on,
  9. look on the bright side,
  10. look out

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