Where does stitched up like a kipper?

What is a kipper slang?

a male salmon during the spawning season. Australian archaic, derogatory, slang an Englishman.

What does stitched up mean?

1 : to use a needle and thread to close a large cut or wound The doctor stitched up his wound. The doctor stitched him up. 2 British, informal : to make (an innocent person) appear to be guilty of a crime : frame They stitched him up for murder.

Where does the expression stitched up come from?

The phrase “to stitch up,” first appearing in the late 16th century, initially meant “to put together by sewing,” with the implication that the work is done in a hurry.

How do you eat a kipper?

“Whether on or off the bone, a good kipper needs only to be grilled as it is, fried in a little butter or poached in a little milk. The only necessary accompaniments are toast (brown) and eggs (poached or scrambled).”

What does the dithering mean?

(Entry 1 of 2) intransitive verb. 1 : shiver, tremble the dithering of grass— Wallace Stevens. 2 : to act nervously or indecisively : vacillate dithering about what to do next There’s no time to dither.

What does did the dirty mean?

to treat someone very badly and unfairly. He really did the dirty on her. Synonyms and related words. To be cruel or unkind to someone.

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What is allow stitch in TikTok?

Stitching lets you take part of someone else’s TikTok video and use it in your own video. Not all TikTok videos will have Stitch enabled, and you can choose whether to enable it for your own video.

What is it called when you stitch someone up?

Definition of ‘stitch up’

To stitch someone up means to trick them so that they are put in a difficult or unpleasant situation, especially one where they are blamed for something they have not done. [British, informal] He claimed that a police officer had threatened to stitch him up and send him to prison. [