not all there

   If someone isn't all there, they are a little bit stupid or crazy.
  (Dorking School Dictionary)
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   Someone who is not all there behaves strangely at times, or seems a bit odd.
   

Our new neighbour wears a hat and coat even in summer; he's not all there!


English Idioms & idiomatic expressions. 2014.

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  • not all there — If someone isn t all there, they are a little bit stupid or crazy …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • not all there — not mentally clear. He has periods when he s just not all there, which is a common symptom of his condition …   New idioms dictionary

  • not all there — (of a person) not fully alert and functioning he s not all there. Give him a couple of days to readjust * * * not all there informal used to describe a person who is somewhat strange or stupid Her aunt is very sweet but not all there (mentally).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not all there — mod. crazy; stupid acting. □ Tom’s not all there. Really dense. □ You can’t depend on Paul for much help. He’s really not all there …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • not all there — {adj. phr.} Not completely alert mentally; absentminded; not together. * /Bill is a wonderful guy but he is just not all there./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • not all there — {adj. phr.} Not completely alert mentally; absentminded; not together. * /Bill is a wonderful guy but he is just not all there./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • not\ all\ there — adj. phr. Not completely alert mentally; absentminded; not together. Bill is a wonderful guy but he is just not all there …   Словарь американских идиом

  • not all there — retarded, slow to learn, one brick short...    Sometimes Vincent acts kind of strange like he s not all there …   English idioms

  • not all there —    stupid or confused    It describes a mental state, not that of an amputee:     That poor creature who s not quite all there. (Christie, 1940)    Atypically, all there means keenly intelligent …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Not all there —   If someone isn t all there, they are a little bit stupid or crazy …   Dictionary of English idioms


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