like an owl in an ivy bush(redirected from like an owl in an ivy-bush)
like an owl in an ivy bush
With a vacant stare, often due to drunkenness. Ivy bushes were thought to be enjoyed by both owls and Bacchus, the Roman god of wine. Whenever Rob drinks, he eventually looks like an owl in an ivy bush, gazing off into the distance at nothing.
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