hanging in there like a hair in a biscuit

hanging in there like a hair in a biscuit

1. slang A response to "How are you?" that is roughly equivalent to "I am managing" or "I am fine." A: "How are you doing today?" B: "Eh, hanging in there like a hair in a biscuit."
2. slang Persisting, especially when doing so is unwelcome. Ugh, a late March snowstorm. Winter sure is hanging in there like a hair in a biscuit.
See also: biscuit, hair, hanging, like, there