none the worse for wear

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none the worse for wear

Not in any worse condition despite rough treatment or a trying situation. My phone is incredibly tough. It just fell down a flight of stairs and is none the worse for wear! A: "Are you OK?" B: "I just need to catch my breath, but I'm none the worse for wear."
See also: none, wear, worse

*none the worse for wear

Fig. no worse because of use or effort. (See also the worse for wear. *Typically: be ~; become ~; look ~.) I lent my car to John. When I got it back, it was none the worse for wear. I had a hard day today, but I'm none the worse for wear.
See also: none, wear, worse