don't you believe it

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of don't you believe it

used to emphasize that one should not believe a statement or sentiment
  • "I hear that their marriage is in trouble." "Don't you believe it! They're the happiest couple I know!"

Word by Word Definitions

don't play
  1. : do not

  2. : does not

  1. : a command or entreaty not to do something

you play
  1. : the one or ones being addressed — compare thee, thou, ye, your, yours

  2. : one

believe play
  1. : to consider to be true or honest

  2. : to accept the word or evidence of

  3. : to hold as an opinion : suppose


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