mind-bender


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mind-bend·ing

(mīnd′bĕn′dĭng)
adj. Informal
Intensely affecting the mind, especially to the extent of producing hallucinations.

mind′-bend′er n.
mind′-bend′ing·ly adv.

mind-bender

n
1. something that is complex or very difficult to understand
2. informal a hypnotist
Translations

mind-bender

[ˈmaɪndˌbendəʳ] N (US)
1. (= drug) → alucinogénico m, droga f alucinogénica
2. (= revelation) → noticia f or escena f alucinante
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