any port in a storm

idiom

Definition of any port in a storm 

used to say that a person will use anyone or anything for comfort, help, etc., when in a bad situation "I know she's lonely, but I can't believe she's going out with that guy." "Well, you know what they say: any port in a storm."

Learn More about any port in a storm

Share any port in a storm

Statistics for any port in a storm

Look-up Popularity

Comments on any port in a storm

What made you want to look up any port in a storm? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

by force of circumstances

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!