change horses in midstream

Definition of change horses in midstream

  1. :  to choose a different leader or policy during a time when serious problems are being dealt with

Word by Word Definitions

changeplay
  1. :  to make different in some particular :  alter

    :  to make radically different :  transform

    :  to give a different position, course, or direction to

  1. :  the act, process, or result of changing: such as

    :  alteration

    :  transformation

horseplay horses
  1. :  a large solid-hoofed herbivorous ungulate mammal (Equus caballus, family Equidae, the horse family) domesticated since prehistoric times and used as a beast of burden, a draft animal, or for riding

    :  racehorse

    :  a male horse

  1. :  to provide with a horse (see horse 1a(1))

    :  to move by brute force

    :  to be in heat or estrus

  1. :  of or relating to a horse (see horse 1a(1))

    :  hauled or powered by a horse

    :  large or coarse of its kind

midstreamplay
  1. :  the middle of a stream

    :  an intermediate stage in an act or process


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up change horses in midstream? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to help become familiar with something

Get Word of the Day daily email!