nothing upstairs

nothing upstairs

Fig. no brains; stupid. Tom is sort of stupid. You know—nothing upstairs. I know what's wrong with you. Nothing upstairs.
See also: nothing, upstairs

nothing upstairs

phr. no brains; stupid. Tom is sort of stupid acting. You know—nothing upstairs. I know what’s wrong with you. Nothing upstairs.
See also: nothing, upstairs
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He has nothing upstairs - he'd just run through a brick wall.
The Peter Swales would come with a thatched roof, while the Joey Barton, left, will be a bungalow because there's nothing upstairs.
Someone, red in the face, even tried to convince me that Rooney would now lose all his talents because, among other things, he had nothing upstairs.
Nobody would ever label Brooks a simpleton with plenty of heart and nothing upstairs.
Then there's "Bungalow" Bill Wiggins - he had nothing upstairs apparently - who was 13 years younger, Ryan O'Neal (eight) and George Hamilton (six).
If there's nothing upstairs, it won't do anything for me downstairs.