bore (one) stiff(redirected from bored them stiff)
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bore (one) stiff
To cause one to be extremely bored, to the point of distraction, frustration, or irritation. Today's lecture bored me stiff.
Extremely bored, especially to the point of distraction, frustration, or irritation. I was bored stiff listening to that lecture this afternoon.
bore someone stiffand bore someone to death; bore someone to tears
Fig. to be exceedingly dull and uninteresting. (Stiff means "dead.") The play bored me stiff. The lecture bored everyone to death.