Definition of neither fish nor fowl nor good red herring in English:
Of indefinite character and difficult to identify or classify.
- The Tory peer, said: ‘The whole system has to be looked at afresh because at present it is neither fish nor fowl.’
- Trying to satisfy all constituents, it has usually come down right in the middle - not a good place to be, neither fish nor fowl.
- ‘Now they are neither fish nor fowl and fewer students are taking them’, he said.
Definition of neither fish nor fowl nor good red herring in:
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