dull as a fish


dull as a fish
very dull or uninteresting; not a condition subscribed to by ichthyologists

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • cold fish — {n.}, {informal} A queer person; a person who is unfriendly or does not mix with others. * /No one knows the new doctor, he is a cold fish./ * /Nobody invites Eric to parties because he is a cold fish./ …   Dictionary of American idioms


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