mind-boggling

adjective mind-bog·gling \ -ˌbä-g(ə-)liŋ \

Definition of mind-boggling

: mentally or emotionally exciting or overwhelming

mind-bogglingly

play \-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of mind-boggling

1955


MIND-BOGGLING Defined for English Language Learners

mind-boggling

adjective

Definition of mind-boggling for English Language Learners

  • : having a very powerful or overwhelming effect on the mind : amazingly or confusingly large, great, etc.


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