a face as long as a fiddle

a face as long as a fiddle

A facial expression denoting sadness or misery. Jill had a face as long as a fiddle after learning she failed her exam. He sat hunched over his desk with a face as long as a fiddle. Nick's had a face as long as fiddle ever since Gina dumped him. I don't know how to cheer the poor kid up.
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a face as long as a fiddle

a dismal face.
See also: face, fiddle, long
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