freeze tail off

freeze (one's) tail off

slang To feel very cold. You'll freeze your tail off if you go outside without a coat! Is the bus ever coming? I'm freezing my tail off here!
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freeze one's tail off

Fig. Inf. to freeze; to get very cold. Don't stand out there in the cold wind! You'll freeze your tail off! It's as cold as a welldigger's nose today. I about froze my tail off walking to work.
See also: freeze, off, tail
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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