Cow idioms


Here is a list of idioms using the words cow and bull.

As awkward as a cow on roller skates

When you are as awkward as a cow on roller skates, you look very awkward.

A bull in a china shop

This expression is used to refer to a person who is very clumsy or careless or who lacks tact.

A cash cow

A cash cow is a hugely profitable product or service.

Have a cow

When you have a cow you become very angry or upset.

Hit the bull’s-eye

To hit the bull’s-eye is to reach the main point of something.

A sacred cow

A sacred cow is a person or thing that is never criticized.

Take the bull by the horns

To take the bull by the horns is to act decisively.

Until the cows come home

Until very late