someone's mind is playing tricks on him/her

idiom

Definition of someone's mind is playing tricks on him/her

used to say that someone is not thinking clearlyHe was so tired his mind was playing tricks on him.

Learn More about someone's mind is playing tricks on him/her

Statistics for someone's mind is playing tricks on him/her

Cite this Entry

“Someone's mind is playing tricks on him/her.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/someone%27s%20mind%20is%20playing%20tricks%20on%20him%2Fher. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

Comments on someone's mind is playing tricks on him/her

What made you want to look up someone's mind is playing tricks on him/her? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words of Snow and Ice Quiz

  • image1037863653
  • Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!