pickle-herring definition

  • noun:
    • A herring maintained in brine; a pickled herring.
    • A Merry Andrew; a buffoon.
    • A herring preserved in brine; a pickled herring.
    • A merry-andrew; a buffoon.
    • A pickled herring.
    • 2. A merry-andrew; a zany; a buffoon. Compare second quote under pickled, 3.

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