Complete Definition of "until the cows come home"

English

Alternative forms
till the cows come home
'til the cows come home

Idiom
until the cows come home

  1. idiom For a very long time.

#:You can crank the engine until the cows come home, but it won't start without fuel.

Usage notes
Until the cows come home functions as an adverb.
The phrase is frequently used to describe activities that are thought to be futile or unproductive.

Related terms
a cold day in hell
that'll be the day

Category:Cattle

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