In like a lion out like a lamb

Idiom

In like a lion out like a lamb

Definition

This idiom means that something starts off strong and ends weak or gentler.

Examples

In like a lion, out like a lamb, the storm started off strong but ended peacefully.

Their marriage started off strong but ended in like a lion out like a lamb.

Origin

This idiom originates from the month of March, which is known for its unpredictable weather. The beginning of March is often stormy and wild, while the end is usually much calmer.

FAQs

What does in like a lion out like a lamb mean?

In like a lion out like a lamb is an idiom that means something starts off strong and ends weak or gentler.