away with the fairies


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away with the fairies

A bit crazy. I can't follow what your mom is talking about—it's like she's away with the fairies all of a sudden.
See also: away, fairy

away with the fairies

If you describe someone as being away with the fairies, you mean that they are crazy, have foolish or unreasonable opinions or do not notice things around them. She's very sweet and everything, but mentally, she's away with the fairies.
See also: away, fairy