What does 'Strong like bull, dumb like stump' mean?
Someone that does the job the hard way and not the smart way is strong like bull, dumb like stump.
Contributor: Christopher Stanley Wilson
Country: International English | Subject Area: Animals | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Strong as an ox
- Take the bull by its horns
- Bull session
- Angry as a bull
- Bull market
- Like a bull at a gate
- Mess with a bull, you get the horns
- Grab the bull by its horns
- Bull in a China shop
- Cock and bull story
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