through the floor

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of through the floor

: to a very low level
  • The value of the stock has dropped/gone/fallen through the floor.

Word by Word Definitions

floor play
  1. : the level base of a room

  2. : the lower inside surface of a hollow structure (such as a cave or bodily part)

  3. : a ground surface

  1. : to cover with a floor or flooring

  2. : to knock or bring down

  3. : flabbergast, dumbfound


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