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Daemon
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all sizzle and no steak

Disappointing or anticlimactic. Having an exciting, promising, important, or aggrandizing buildup that proves to be unwarranted. More...

KSPavan
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all sizzle and no steak — Disappointing or anticlimactic. Having an exciting, promising, important, or aggrandizing buildup that proves to be unwarranted.
Adyl Mouhei
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all-sizzle-and-no-steak. Noun. (idiomatic) A thing or person which fails to measure up to its description or advanced promotion.
monamagda
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Wilmar (USA) 1M
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all sizzle and no steak — Disappointing or anticlimactic. Having an exciting, promising, important, or aggrandizing buildup that proves to be unwarranted.



One of the newer idioms. I believe.
Emel Rapchan
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Emel Rapchan
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