hear oneself think

Definition of hear oneself think

informal

  1. —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.

Word by Word Definitions

hearplay
  1. :  to perceive or become aware of by the ear

    :  to gain knowledge of by hearing

    :  to listen to with attention :  heed

oneselfplay
  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

thinkplay
  1. :  to form or have in the mind

    :  to have as an intention

    :  to have as an opinion

  1. :  an act of thinking

  1. :  relating to, requiring, or stimulating thinking


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