not make head or/nor tail of

idiom
variants: or US not make heads or/nor tails (out) of

Definition of not make head or/nor tail of

informal
: to be unable to understand (something) I couldn't make heads or tails of her reaction. His handwriting was so bad that we couldn't make heads or tails out of it.

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“Not make head or/nor tail of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20make%20head%20or%2Fnor%20tail%20of. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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