A TO Z IDIOMS

Idioms beginning with Q

  • Quake In One’s Boots

    Meaning: To be very frightened

  • Quarter Past

    Meaning: Fifteen minutes after the hour

  • Quarter To/Of

    Meaning: Fifteen minutes before the hour

  • Queer the Pitch

    Meaning: Interfere with someone’s plans; make something more difficult

  • Quick as a Flash

    Meaning: Very fast

  • Quick-and-Dirty

    Meaning: Approximate, hastily done

  • Quote Unquote

    Meaning: Ironically speaking; suggesting that if a phrase were written out, it would be in quotation marks to convey sarcasm