The Free Dictionary  
mailing list For webmasters
Welcome Guest Forum Search | Active Topics | Members

be (someone's) huckleberry Options
Daemon
Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:00:00 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 3/7/2009
Posts: 28,487
Neurons: 84,639
Location: Inside Farlex computers
be (someone's) huckleberry

dated To be well or perfectly suited to someone's job, need, or purpose. Primarily heard in US. More...

Jim Cape
Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:57:48 AM

Rank: Member

Joined: 3/13/2017
Posts: 51
Neurons: 291,830
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
I first heard "I'll be your huckleberry" the in the movie Tombstone. It was used by Val Kilmer, who played "Doc Holiday". Didn't understand the meaning of the phrase and had to go to the library to look it up. That was in 1993, no Internet yet!
KSPavan
Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2019 1:09:42 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 1/28/2015
Posts: 7,256
Neurons: 3,440,910
Location: Kolkata, Bengal, India
Idiom of the Day
be (someone's) huckleberry — dated To be well or perfectly suited to someone's job, need, or purpose. Primarily heard in US.
KSPavan
Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2019 1:09:43 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 1/28/2015
Posts: 7,256
Neurons: 3,440,910
Location: Kolkata, Bengal, India
Idiom of the Day
be (someone's) huckleberry — dated To be well or perfectly suited to someone's job, need, or purpose. Primarily heard in US.
Adyl Mouhei
Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:57:34 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 5/1/2017
Posts: 2,328
Neurons: 417,173
Location: Casablanca, Grand Casablanca, Morocco
Daemon wrote:
be (someone's) huckleberry

dated To be well or perfectly suited to someone's job, need, or purpose. Primarily heard in US. More...

monamagda
Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2019 6:40:19 PM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 2/4/2014
Posts: 7,341
Neurons: 5,431,181
Location: Bogotá, Bogota D.C., Colombia
Wilmar (USA)
Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:02:07 PM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 6/4/2015
Posts: 2,911
Neurons: 807,615
Location: Vinton, Iowa, United States
This one was new to me a few months ago -- and I LOVE IT!
Users browsing this topic
Guest


Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Main Forum RSS : RSS
Forum Terms and Guidelines | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2008-2019 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.