Definition of as sure as death in English:

as sure as death

phrase

  • Quite certain.

    • ‘Cynicism comes with age, as sure as death, and I haven't missed it.’
    • ‘Only give her a chance, and as sure as death she'll get hold of John, after all.’
    • ‘They would take turns to come to our house for a cup of tea and as sure as death they would sit on this chair.’