be bored to death

(redirected from be bored stiff)

be bored to death

To be extremely bored. My flight's been delayed, and I'm bored to death after sitting around the airport all day.
See also: bore, death

be bored to death/tears

  (informal) also be bored stiff (informal)
to be very bored The speeches went on for an hour. I was bored to death.
See also: bore, death
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It's a fabulous event, and I love it - I have to tell you that I'd be bored stiff without Acadeca.
I'm full of admiration for Bayern Munich, and delighted we won't be bored stiff hearing about Jose Mourinho all the time in the build-up to the Champions League final now.
I am not having a go at Aberdeen - the crowds are great and the Scottish people are brilliant, but you could be in the middle of Las Vegas and still be bored stiff if you had to wait five days for your match.
It's also ideal for running off copies of home videos for friends (so now at least they can be bored stiff in the comfort of their own living room).