Large list of clothes idioms that begin with A and their meanings
How each idioms is listed
There are 3 parts for each idiom the first part is what the idiom is, then there is an explanation of what the idiom means and the last part is an example of how to use it in a sentence.
How to use the list of clothes idioms A to Z?
To use the list of idioms click on each letter of the alphabet to get the list of the clothesidioms for that letter.
[ A ] [ B ] [ C ] [ D ] [ E ] [ F ] [ G ] [ H ] [ I ] [ J ] [ K ] [ L ] [ M ] [ N ] [ O ] [ P ] [ Q ] [ R ] [ S ] [ T ] [ U ] [ V ] [ W ] [ X ] [ Y ] [ Z ]
Clothes idioms beginning with A
air one`s dirty linen in public
- to discuss one`s private quarrels or problems in front of others
The man does not like his wife to air his dirty linen in public when they are with friends.
all dressed up
- dressed in one's best clothes
The girls were all dressed up for the evening.
as comfortable as an old shoe
- very comfortable, very familiar
I felt as comfortable as an old shoe when I entered my aunt's house.
as common as an old shoe
- low class, badly mannered
The young woman is as common as an old shoe.
as tough as an old boot
- very tough, not easily moved by feelings such as pity
The old lady is as tough as an old boot and never shows her feelings at all.
at the drop of a hat
- without waiting or planning, immediately, promptly
Our boss will stop working and help someone at the drop of a hat.
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