Definition of (strictly) for the birds in English:

(strictly) for the birds


  • Not worthy of consideration.

    • ‘I hadn't intended to run on at such length about the crow, which I was using simply as one example of a wider thesis: that nature remains strictly for the birds.’
    • ‘Leaving the telly on is strictly for the birds…’
    • ‘Purity is for the birds, as Rand would say, yet not adhere to.’
    • ‘When I was 10, I told my father that this annual migration to the south was strictly for the birds.’
    • ‘As for capital gains tax on main residences as well as second homes, that is strictly for the birds.’