dog's age

A long time; many years.

John Higgins, I havent seen you in a dogs age.

Syn: coons age

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  • dog's\ age — • dog s age • coon s age noun informal A very long time. Usually used after for or in with a negative. Charlie Brown! I haven t seen you for a coon s age. Father hasn t had a night out with the boys in a dog s age. I waited for him for a dog s… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • dog's age — noun : a long time * * * Northern U.S. quite a long time: I haven t seen you in a dog s age! [1830 40, Amer.] * * * dog s age noun (informal) A long time • • • Main Entry: ↑dog * * * dog s age, U.S. Informal. a long time: »We haven t seen you in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dog's age — or[coon s age] {n.}, {informal} A very long time. Usually used after for or in with a negative. * /Charlie Brown! I haven t seen you for a coon s age./ * /Father hasn t had a night out with the boys in a dog s age./ * /I waited for him for a dog… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dog's age — or[coon s age] {n.}, {informal} A very long time. Usually used after for or in with a negative. * /Charlie Brown! I haven t seen you for a coon s age./ * /Father hasn t had a night out with the boys in a dog s age./ * /I waited for him for a dog… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dog's age — Northern U.S. quite a long time: I haven t seen you in a dog s age! [1830 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • dog's age — See for a dog s age …   English idioms

  • in a dog's age — I you haven t done something in a dog s age, you haven t done it for a very long time …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • in a dog's age — see ↑age, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑dog …   Useful english dictionary

  • a dog's age N. Amer. — a dog s age N. Amer. informal a very long time. → dog …   English new terms dictionary

  • a dog's age — a long time, 10 15 years, a coon s age    Mel! I haven t seen you for a dog s age at least ten years! …   English idioms

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