“Die Presswurst” German Idiom Meaning in English

“Die Presswurst”

is a German Idiom that means “a person who’s clothes fit too tight”

From: Pressen = to squeeze, die wurst = the sausage

The literal translation is a sausage that is pressed tightly in a can. Example: ‘Das Kleid ist zu klien, sie sieht aus wie eine presswurst’ The dress she’s wearing is too small, it looks like a sausage in a can. "Die Presswurst" German Idiom Meaning in English  

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