death warmed up

Death warmed up
(UK) If someone looks like death warmed up, they look very ill indeed. ('death warmed over' is the American form)

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  • death warmed up — (UK)    If someone looks like death warmed up, they look very ill indeed. ( death warmed over is the American form)   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Death warmed up —   (UK)   If someone looks like death warmed up, they look very ill indeed. ( death warmed over is the American form) …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • death warmed over — See look like death warmed over …   English idioms

  • death (warmed-up), like —  Sickly, feeble, lifeless …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • like death warmed over — (or up) informal extremely tired or ill * * * like death warmed over (US) (or Brit like death warmed up) informal : very tired or sick We worked through the night, and by morning we looked like death warmed over. • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • like death warmed up — like death (warmed up) British & Australian, American if you feel or look like death warmed up, you feel or look very ill. I wish I d got to bed earlier last night I feel like death warmed up. The poor guy looked like death warmed over …   New idioms dictionary

  • look like death warmed up — look/feel/like death warmed up informal phrase to look or feel very ill Thesaurus: to feel or be illsynonym Main entry: death * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • feel like death warmed up — look/feel/like death warmed up informal phrase to look or feel very ill Thesaurus: to feel or be illsynonym Main entry: death * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • like death warmed over — mod. horrible; deathlike. □ Oh, my God! You look like death warmed over! □ A tall, black garbed gentleman lay there, looking like death warmed over …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • like death warmed up (or N. Amer. over) — informal extremely tired or ill. → death …   English new terms dictionary


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