fit as a fiddle






fit as a fiddle

in very good health


RELATED IDIOMS :


fit the bill = fill the bill

be suitable for a particular purpose.

Bill in this context is a printed list of items on a theatrical programme or advertisement.




fit as a flea

in very good health

The phrase makes reference to a flea's agility.




fit for the gods

excellent

extremely pleasing




fit like a glove

(of clothes) fit exactly

1989 - T. M. Albert - Tales of an Ulster Detective - McNinch invited him to try the shoe on his foot, which he did and it fitted him like a glove.




fit to be tied

very angry – informal

1988 - Joan Smith - A Masculine Ending - He was fit to be tied when I separated from Hugh, and he seems to blame me for the whole thing.




fit to bust

with great energy

1992 - Daphne Glazer - The Last Oasis - I'd be rushing back at night, pedaling on my bike fit to bust.




give someone a fit

greatly shock, frighten or anger someone - informal




in fits

in a state of hysterical amusement – informal




by fits and starts = in fits and starts

with irregular bursts of activity




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