not all there

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Definition of not all there

informal
used to describe a person who is somewhat strange or stupidHer aunt is very sweet but not all there (mentally).

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“Not all there.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20all%20there. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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