What does 'Straw that broke the camel's back' mean?
The straw that broke the camel's back is the problem that made you lose your temper or the problem that finally brought about the collapse of something.
- Category: Animals
Idioms similar to 'Straw that broke the camel's back'
- Camel's nose
- Be on the pig's back
- Get the monkey off your back
- Back the wrong horse
- Water off a duck's back
- Break the back of the beast
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