hear oneself think

idiom

Definition of hear oneself think

informal
used to say that it's impossible to think clearly because of loud talking, music, etc.That music is so loud I can't hear myself think.

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“Hear oneself think.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hear%20oneself%20think. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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