couch case

{n.}, {slang}, {informal} A person judged emotionally so disturbed that people think he ought to see a psychiatrist (who, habitually, make their patients lie down on a couch). * /Joe's divorce messed him up so badly that he became a couch case./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • couch case — {n.}, {slang}, {informal} A person judged emotionally so disturbed that people think he ought to see a psychiatrist (who, habitually, make their patients lie down on a couch). * /Joe s divorce messed him up so badly that he became a couch case./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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