head/mind games


: actions that are meant to confuse or upset someone in order to get an advantage
I couldn't handle the head games that came with the job anymore.
She's known for playing mind games with her opponents.

Dictionary Entries Near head/mind games

Cite this Entry

“Head/mind games.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/head%2Fmind%20games. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!