cast iron stomach

Cast iron stomach
A person with a cast iron stomach can eat or drink anything without any ill effects.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • cast-iron stomach — n. a very strong stomach that can withstand bad food or anything nauseating. □ If I didn’t have a cast iron stomach, I couldn’t eat this stuff. □ Fred known for his cast iron stomach ate all of his pepper soup …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • cast-iron stomach —    If you can eat all sorts of food and drink what you like, without any indigestion, discomfort or bad effects, it is said that you have a cast iron stomach.     I don t know how you can eat that spicy food. You must have a cast iron stomach …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • cast-iron — adjective 1. ) made of cast iron 2. ) very definite, and certain to be effective: She claims to have a cast iron alibi. cast iron safety procedures 3. ) very strong, or able to deal with difficult conditions: a cast iron stomach cast iron nerves …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cast-iron — cast′ i′ron adj. 1) made of cast iron 2) not subject to change or exception: a cast iron rule[/ex] 3) hardy: a cast iron stomach[/ex] • Etymology: 1655–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • cast-iron — UK / US adjective 1) made of cast iron 2) very definite, and certain to be effective She claims to have a cast iron alibi. cast iron safety procedures 3) very strong, or able to deal with difficult conditions a cast iron stomach cast iron nerves …   English dictionary

  • cast-iron — adjective Date: 1692 1. made of cast iron 2. resembling cast iron: as a. capable of withstanding great strain < a cast iron stomach > b. not admitting change, adaptation, or exception ; rigid < a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cast-iron — adjective 1 a cast iron excuse/alibi/guarantee etc an excuse etc that is very certain and cannot fail 2 made of cast iron: a cast iron frying pan 3 extremely strong or determined: You need a cast iron stomach to eat Imran s curry! …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cast-iron — /kast uy euhrn, kahst /, adj. 1. made of cast iron. 2. not subject to change or exception: a cast iron rule. 3. hardy: a cast iron stomach. [1655 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • cast-i|ron — cast iron, a hard, brittle form of iron made by casting. Cast iron is made by remelting pig iron. It contains carbon and silicon and is used to make automobile engine blocks and the like. cast i|ron «KAST Y uhrn, KAHST », adjective. 1. made of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Iron Chef America — Infobox Television show name = Iron Chef America caption = Iron Chef America logo show name 2 = Iron Chef America: The Series genre = Reality, Cooking creator = director = creative director = presenter = Alton Brown Kevin Brauch starring = Mario… …   Wikipedia

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