(as) flat as a board

(as) flat as a board

1. Physically squashed or flattened. I forgot that I had a muffin in my bag, and it's flat as a board now. My model of a volcano is as flat as a board now that you've sat on it! Pretty sure that bug is dead now—I stepped on it, and it looks flat as a board.
2. euphemism, rude Having small breasts. I heard that Amanda's actually flat as a board and just wears push-up bras all the time. I wouldn't stress about being flat as a board, honey—I was the same way until I hit puberty. I feel like these bra companies cater only to the average woman. If you have huge boobs or you're flat as a board, good luck finding something that fits!
See also: board, flat
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

*flat as a board

 and *flat as a pancake
Cliché very flat. (Also used to describe someone's chest or abdomen, referring to well-developed abdominal muscles or small or nearly absent breasts or pectoral muscles-in either sex. *Also: as ~.) Jane was flat as a board until she was sixteen, when she suddenly blossomed. Lucy can mash an aluminum can flat as a pancake with one blow from her heel.
See also: board, flat
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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