blow\ one's\ mind


blow\ one's\ mind
v. phr. slang informal; originally from the drug culture
1. To become wildly enthusiastic over something as if understanding it for the first time in an entirely new light.

Read Lyall Watson's book "Supernature", it will simply blow your mind!

2. To lose one's ability to function, as if due to an overdose of drugs.

Joe is entirely incoherent - he seems to have blown his mind.

Contrast: blow one's cool

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  • blow one's mind, — idi sts blow one s mind to overwhelm one, as with excitement, pleasure, or dismay …   From formal English to slang

  • blow one's mind — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal}; {originally from the drug culture} 1. To become wildly enthusiastic over something as if understanding it for the first time in an entirely new light. * /Read Lyall Watson s book Supernature , it will simply blow… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow one's mind — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal}; {originally from the drug culture} 1. To become wildly enthusiastic over something as if understanding it for the first time in an entirely new light. * /Read Lyall Watson s book Supernature , it will simply blow… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow one's mind — vb to be transported beyond a normal state of mental equilibrium, experience sud den euphoria or disorientation. A key term from the lexicon of drug users of the 1960s, this phrase was rapidly gen eralised to cover less momentous instances of… …   Contemporary slang

  • blow one's mind — Vrb phrs. To cause to be utterly confused or amazed, originally when on hallucinogens. E.g. That trip was too much, it just blew my mind. 1960s …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • blow one's mind — phrasal to overwhelm one with wonder or bafflement …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Blow one's mind — 1. (of a drug) to produce an altered state of consciousness; 2. totally amaze …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • blow one's mind — Australian Slang 1. (of a drug) to produce an altered state of consciousness; 2. totally amaze …   English dialects glossary

  • blow one's mind — use illegal drugs; cause hallucinations …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blow one's mind —  Achieve or experience ecstasy or oblivion (usu. by music, drugs, etc.). [Pop.] …   A concise dictionary of English slang


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