sick as a parrot

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

(very disappointed): Apparently of sporting (soccer) origin.

AdjectiveEdit

sick as a parrot (not comparable)

  1. (simile) extremely sick; very ill.
  2. (idiomatic, UK) Very disappointed; miserable.

SynonymsEdit

Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 12:09