Definition of pull/yank someone's chain
- I thought he really won the lottery but he was only pulling my chain.
: to pull on something with a quick vigorous movement
: to pull or extract with a quick vigorous movement
: to remove in or as if in an abrupt manner
: a strong sudden pull : jerk
: some person : somebody
: a series of usually metal links or rings connected to or fitted into one another and used for various purposes (such as support, restraint, transmission of mechanical power, or measurement)
: a series of links used or worn as an ornament or insignia
: a measuring instrument of 100 links used in surveying
: to obstruct or protect by a chain
: to fasten, bind, or connect with or as if with a chain
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