the neutral tones of black, white, and intermediate shades of grey Compare colour (sense 2)
in black and white
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[buhs-uh l] /ˈbʌs əl/ noun 1. fullness around or below the waist of a dress, as added by a peplum, bows, ruffles, etc. 2. a pad, cushion, or framework formerly worn under the back of a woman’s skirt to expand, support, and display the full cut and drape of a dress. /ˈbʌsəl/ verb 1. when […]
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1. (in prescriptions) in the manner directed.
- More dead than alive
Exhausted, in poor condition, as in By the time I got off that mountain I was more dead than alive. This idiom may be used either hyperbolically or literally. [ c. 1900 ]
- More fun than a barrel of monkeys
adjective phrase A very good time; a pleasant occasion (1895+) Very amusing or diverting, as in That video game was more fun than a barrel of monkeys. This expression, first recorded in 1895, alludes to the playful behavior of these primates.