be neither fish nor fowl

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be neither fish nor fowl

To be difficult to describe or definitively categorize. What genre of music is this? It's neither fish nor fowl to me.
See also: fish, fowl, neither, nor
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The original 3008 was neither fish nor fowl in a slightly awkward combination of SUV and people carrier.
I would have pooh-poohed it because it was neither fish nor fowl," she says.
Being local, we have local branches and local customers while the Britannia was neither fish nor fowl.
It wasn't a full range supermarket, but it wasn't a rock bottom hard discounter either: it was neither fish nor fowl.
What he did at the Post, where he tried to rebuild not only the newspaper, but all of journalism, into a strange conglomerate that was neither fish nor fowl.