seeing snakes

see snakes

To hallucinate or see things incorrectly due to acute alcohol intoxication or withdrawal. My dad said that he saw snakes for a while after he gave up drinking. You're going to start seeing snakes if you don't stop drinking so much.
See also: see, snake

seeing snakes

verb
See also: seeing, snake
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We are seeing snakes two and a half metres long, chameleons, all kinds of rodents, mosquitoes and any other insect you can imagine.
He was transformed for a time into a woman as a result of seeing snakes coupling.