"irons in the fire" Definition

  1. a man is said to have too many IRONS IN THE FIRE when he turns his attention to too many occupations or enterprises at once.

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Position in the dictionary: 1761 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: isthmus of suez, ivories, jabber, jack, jack ketch, jack nasty-face, jack sprat, jack tar, jack-at-a-pinch, jack-in-the-box
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