Body Idioms

babe in arms
A backhanded compliment
A backhander
A bad hair day
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
A blonde bombshell
A blue rinse
A brain teaser
A brain wave
A bunch of fives
A chin wag
A chinless wonder
A chip on his shoulder
A dab hand at
A deep dark secret
A dig in the ribs
A finger in many pies
A foot in the door
A french kiss
A frog in the throat
A fuzzy wuzzy
A glass chin
A glass jaw
A golden handshake
A good head on his shoulders
A hair shirt
A hair trigger
A hair's breadth
A hand's turn
A handbrake turn
A hard man is good to find
A head banger
A head case
A head for figures
A head for heights
A head like a sieve
A head of hair
A head on collision
A head start
A headless chicken
A heart of gold
A heart of stone
A heart throb
A heart to heart talk
A heart-warming experience
A kick in the teeth
A knee trembler
A knuckle head
A knuckle sandwich
A left footer
A leg over
A leg pull
A leg up
A level head
A loud mouth
A man after his own heart
A mother's boy
A muscle man
A necktie party
A no-brainer
A nose for crime
A nose for trouble
A pain in the arse
A petrol head
A political football
A price on his head
A sharp tongue
A shot in the arm
A six pack
A skeleton in the cupboard
A smack on the wrist
A smart arse
A strong stomach
A thick ear
A thorn in the flesh
A thumbnail sketch
A tin ear
A well turned calf
A word in your shell-like
Able bodied
Above my head
Absence makes the heart grow fonder
Adam's apple
After your own heart
All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth
All ears
All fingers and thumbs
All mouth and trousers
All my eye and Betty Martin
All talk
All thumbs
Always have your nose in a book
An affair of the heart
An air head
An albatross round his neck
An ample bosom
An army marches on its stomach
An ear bashing
An ear for music
An eye for a bargain
An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth
An iron fist in velvet glove
An old head on young shoulders
Anal retentive
Ankle biter
Ankle deep
Anybody's guess
Arm candy
Arm in arm
Armed to the teeth
Arse about face
Arse over tit
As busy as a one legged arse kicker
As cold as a well digger's arse
As crooked as a dog's hind leg
As cute as a bug's ear
As far as the eye can see
As fine as frog's hair
As long as my arm
As mad as a bear with a sore head
As plain as the nose on your face
As scarce as hen's teeth
As stiff as a poker
As tight as a duck's arse
As useless as tits on a boar
At arms' length
At breakneck speed
Athlete's foot
Banging your head against a brick wall
Bare one's teeth
Bat your eyelids
Be it on your head
Be still my quiet heart
Bear arms
Bear the brunt
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
Beetle browed
Bend your ear
Bend your elbow
Better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick
Bird brained
Bird's eye view
Bite someone's head off
Bite the hand that feeds you
Bite your head off
Bite your lip
Bite your tongue
Blonde ambition
Blondes have more fun
Bluff it out
Bone head
Born with a silver spoon in his mouth
Bosom pals
Bottle and glass
Bound hand and foot
Bow the knee
Box your ears
Brain dead
Brain drain
Brain dump
Break a leg
Brewer's droop
Bring to a head
Brothers in arms
Bury your head in the sand
Busy as a one legged arse kicker
Butt head
Butter wouldn't melt in her mouth
Butterflies in my stomach
Button your lip
By the hairs on my chinny chin chin, I'll blow your house down
By the skin of your teeth
By the sweat of his brow
Can't make head or tail of it
Can't see beyond the end of your nose
Cap in hand
Case the joint
Cast an eye over
Cat got your tongue?
Caught by the short and curlies
Caught with your hand in the till
Chance your arm
Change of heart
Cheek by jowl
Cloth ears
Cock a snook
Cold as a well digger's arse
Cold hands warm heart
Come the three corners of the world in arms
Condemned out of hand
Contemplate my navel
Cost an arm and a leg
Couldn't make head or tail of it
Crooked as a dog's hind leg
Cross my heart and hope to die
Cross my palm with silver
Crowning glory
Cry your heart out
Cut off your nose to spite your face
Cut throat competition
Cut your teeth
Cute as a bug's ear
Dancing cheek to cheek
Dead from the neck up
Do you know the piano's on my foot?
Does she or doesn't she?
Doesn't know his arse from a hole in the ground
Doesn't know his arse from his elbow
Don't bite the hand that feeds you
Don't get your tits in the wringer
Don't look a gift horse in the mouth
Don't trouble your pretty little head about it
Down in the mouth
Ear splitting
Eat your heart out
Eating out of someone's hand
Elbow grease
Elbow room
Erectile dysfuntion
Extend the hand of friendship
Eye candy
Eye catching
Eye of newt and toe of frog, wool of bat and tongue of dog
Eye to eye
Eyeball to eyeball
Eyes in the back of your head
Faint heart never won fair lady
Fall about your ears
Fed up to the back teeth
Fifteen men on a dead man's chest
Fight tooth and nail
Fine as frog's hair
Finger-lickin' good
Fish always stinks from the head downwards
Five by five
Fleet of foot
Flesh and blood
Flesh out
Flutter your eyelashes
Foam at the mouth
Follow your nose
Foot in mouth
Foot the bill
Footloose and fancy free
Fourpenny one
Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears
From the bottom of my heart
Gentleman at arms
Get it in the neck
Get it into your head
Get it off your chest
Get off on the right foot
Get off on the wrong foot
Get off your arse
Get out of hand
Get the bit between your teeth
Get the upper hand
Get up your nose
Get your ass into gear
Get your head around
Get your leg over
Get your teeth into
Give a leg up
Give one's eye teeth for
Give one's right arm for
Given the elbow
Gnash your teeth
Go and boil your head
Go boil your head
Go cap in hand
Go down on bended knee
Go for the throat
Go out on a limb
Go the way of all flesh
Go through with a fine toothed comb
Go to hell in a handbasket
Go to your head
Gone tits up
Got it on the brain
Got my eye in
Got my eye on
Got to hand it to you
Got your head screwed on
Got your heart set on
Granny, what big teeth you have got
Grate on the ear
Grease one's palm
Gregory Peck
Grey matter
Grin from ear to ear
Grit your teeth
Hair color so natural only her hairdresser knows for sure
Hair pie
Hair raising
Hand in glove
Hand in hand
Hand in your notice
Hand it on a plate
Hand me down
Hand me downs
Hand over fist
Hand picked
Hand to mouth
Handbags at ten paces
Hang by the neck until dead
Hang your head
Harden your heart against
Have a hand in
Have a heart
Have at your fingertips
Have your ears chewed off
He makes my flesh creep
He put in his thumb and pulled out a plumb
He wears his heart on his sleeve
Head and shoulders above
Head count
Head first
Head for the hills
Head in the clouds
Head in the sand
Head of the household
Head off
Head over heels in love
Head them off at the pass
Head to head
Head to toe
Head up
Heads I win, tails you lose
Heads or tails
Heads up
Heads will roll
Healing hands
Heart and soul
Heart rending
Heart warming
Heartbreak Hotel
Hell's teeth
Here's mud in your eye
Here's one in your eye
Hide the sausage
High five
Hit it on the nose
Hit the nail on the head
Hold your head up high
Hold your tongue
Holding your cards close to your chest
Home is where the heart is
Housemaid's knee
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child?
How's it hanging?
Hung like a donkey
I spy with my little eye
I will wear my heart upon my sleeve
I'll go to the foot of our stairs
I've got my eye on you
In Abraham's bosom
In a pig's eye
In my heart of hearts
In my mind's eye, Horatio
In one ear and out the other
In over your head
In the arms of Morpheus
In the flesh
In the public eye
In the twinkling of an eye
Irritable bowel syndrome
Is there anybody there?
It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God
It's no skin off my nose
It's not the size that counts
Jog someone's elbow
John Thomas
Jump down my throat
Just a glint in his father's eye
Keep a civil tongue in your head
Keep a cool head
Keep a stiff upper lip
Keep a weather eye open
Keep an eye on
Keep your chin up
Keep your ear to the ground
Keep your eye on the ball
Keep your finger on the pulse
Keep your hair on
Keep your hand in
Keep your head
Keep your head above water
Keep your head down
Keep your mouth shut
Keep your nose out of
Keep your nose to the grindstone
Keep your pecker up
Keep your shoulder to the wheel
Keep your trap shut
Khyber pass
Kill the fatted calf
Kiss my butt
Knee deep in
Knee high to a duck
Knee high to a grasshopper
Knee jerk reaction
Knit your brow
Knock it on the head
Know by heart
Know like the back of your hand
Knuckle down
Knuckle under
Lame brain
Laugh your head off
Lead by the nose
Lead with the chin
Learnt off by heart
Leg it
Lend a helping hand
Lend an ear
Let your hair down
Lie through his teeth
Like a chicken with its head cut off
Loaf of bread
Long as my arm
Long in the tooth
Look death in the eye
Look down your nose
Look, Ma, no cavities!
Lose your hair
Lose your head
Lose your heart
M&Ms melt in your mouth, not in your hand
Mad as a bear with a sore head
Make a good fist of it
Makes your hair stands on end
Mass hysteria
Meat head
Meet one's eye
Melt the heart
Melts in the mouth
Merchant of death
More power to your elbow
More than flesh and blood can stand
More than meets the eye
Mortal remains
Mother tongue
Mouth off
Mouth to mouth
Mouth watering
Muscle in on
My heart bleeds
My stomach thinks my throat's been cut
Nature, red in tooth and claw
Navel gazing
Near and dear to my heart
Near the knuckle
Near to one's heart
Neck and crop
Neck and neck
Need your head examined
Neither fish nor flesh, nor good red herring
Neither hide nor hair
North and south
Nose to tail
Not a dry eye in the house
Not many of them to the pound
Not right in the head
Nothing succeeds like a parrot with no teeth
Off the top of my head
Off with his head
Off your head
On bended knee
On me 'ead, son
On the back foot
On the brain
On the one hand
On the other hand
On the tip of my tongue
On the wrong foot
On your own head be it
One foot in the grave
One in the eye
One toe over the line
Open mouth: closed mind
Open wide
Open your big mouth
Open your heart
Out of earshot
Out of your head
Out on your ear
Palm off
Pay lip service to
Pay through the nose
Paying an arm and a leg
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper
Pig's ear
Plain as the nose on your face
Play by ear
Point Percy at the porcelain
Pound of flesh
Pressing the flesh
Prick up your ears
Pull your finger out
Pull your hair out
Pussyfoot around
Put a sparkle in your eye
Put lead in your pencil
Put one foot in front of the other
Put words into someone's mouth
Put your best foot forward
Put your foot down
Put your foot in it
Put your foot in your mouth
Put your head above the parapet
Put your head into the lion's mouth
Put your head on the block
Put your money where your mouth is
Put your nose out of joint
Red lorry yellow lorry
Ring in your ears
Roll off the tongue
Round and round the garden like a teddy bear
Rub someone's nose in it
Rub your nose in it
Rule with an iron fist
Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything
Scared stiff
Seeing eye to eye
Set foot in
Set your heart on something
Set your teeth on edge
Shake a leg
Shift your arse
Shoot your mouth off
Shoot yourself in the foot
Short arms, long pockets
Shove it down someone's throat
Show a leg
Show a little leg
Sick to the stomach
Sink your teeth into it
Skeleton in the cupboard
Slapping the salami
Sleepy head
Sleight of hand
Slip of the tongue
Smiling from ear to ear
Snap someone's head off
Sob your heart out
Soft in the head
Spank the monkey
Stand it on its head
Steal someone's heart
Stick your neck out
Sticks in your throat
Sticks out like a sore thumb
Stiff as a poker
Straight from the horse's mouth
Strong in the arm and thick in the head
Take it on the chin
Take the bit between your teeth
Take the words out of my mouth
Take your hand in marriage
Talk to the hand
Talking head
Talking out of your ass
Talking over your head
Tear your hair out
The Louisville Lip
The Palm Beach Story
The apple of his eye
The boot's on the other foot
The business at hand
The call to arms
The eye of the storm
The game is afoot
The hair of the dog
The hand is quicker than the eye
The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world
The head honcho
The head of the family
The heart has its reasons
The key to your heart
The long arm of the law
The matter in hand
The milk chocolate melts in your mouth-not in your hand
The moving finger writes
The right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing
The rule of thumb
The shoe's on the other foot
The short and curlies
The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
The sun is over the yard arm
The sun's over the yardarm
The way of all flesh
The way to a man's heart is through his stomach
The whip hand
There's many a slip twixt cup and lip
This neck of the woods
Thumb your nose
Thumbs up
Tight as a duck's arse
Tits up
Toe the line
Tongue in cheek
Tongue tied
Too big for your boots
Tooth and nail
Try your hand
Turn a blind eye
Turn the other cheek
Turn up your nose
Twist around your little finger
Twist your arm
Under my thumb
Under the thumb
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown
Up in arms
Up to your neck in trouble
Useless as tits on a boar
Van Gogh's ear for music
Warms the cockles of my heart
Wash and go
Wash your mouth out with soap and water
Wear your heart on your sleeve
Well endowed
Well hung
Wet behind the ears
Wet the baby's head
Whack off
Whacking the weenie
What a cheek
What am I chopped liver?
What becomes of the broken-hearted?
White knuckle ride
White man speak with forked tongue
Who gives a rat's ass?
Win by a nose
Wind your neck in
With a hearty hiho Silver
With a jaundiced eye
Without a leg to stand on
Word of mouth
Work your ass off
Work your butt off
Wrapped around your little finger
You are my heart's delight
You can put that where the sun doesn't shine
You can't make a silk purse from a sow's ear
You said a mouthful
You'll wonder where the yellow went when you brush your teeth with Pepsodent
You're pulling my leg
Young at heart
Your eyes are bigger than your stomach