Hopping Mad

What does "Hopping Mad” mean?
To be extremely angry.

In the Nick of Time

What does "In the Nick of Time” mean?
Just in time, or at the last possible moment.

Jack of All Trades, Master of None

What does "Jack of All Trades, Master of None” mean?
Often used in negative light to describe someone who can do many different things, but is not particularly good at any one of them.

Keep a Stiff Upper Lip

What does "Keep a Stiff Upper Lip” mean?
To be composed and calm in the face of difficult and trying situations.

Keep your Chin Up

What does "Keep your Chin Up” mean?
To maintain confidence and optimism.


What does "Laughing-stock” mean?
To be a laughing-stock would be to be the object of ridicule.

Love is in the Air

What does "Love is in the Air” mean?
A blissful, love-like vibe can be sensed from the people around you or the surroundings.

Music to your Ears

What does "Music to your Ears” mean?
To hear something that is pleasing to one’s ears.

Off the Beaten Track

What does "Off the Beaten Track” mean?
Something being a place that not many people go to. It can also mean that the place is remote or not known or popular.

On Cloud Nine

What does "On Cloud Nine” mean?
In an extremely blissful state.

On Top of the World

What does "On Top of the World” mean?
Feeling absolutely thrilled and wonderful.

Over the Moon

What does "Over the Moon” mean?
To be very happy.

Paint the Town Red

What does "Paint the Town Red” mean?
To go for an enjoyable night out.

Tip of my Tongue

What does "Tip of my Tongue” mean?
Something that you know very well, but cannot recall at that moment.

To Be Smitten

What does "To Be Smitten” mean?
To develop an intense liking.

Up in Arms

What does "Up in Arms” mean?
To be incensed and ready for a fight.

Walking on Air

What does "Walking on Air” mean?
To be so happy that you feel like you’re floating.

Walking on Eggshells

What does "Walking on Eggshells” mean?
A situation where you have to be extremely cautious.