mind-blower

mind-blower

1. slang Any psychotropic drug with potent hallucinogenic effects. My roommate in college was always on some kind of mind-blower or another. I heard someone slipped a mind-blower into his drink a couple hours ago, and he's been freaking out every since.
2. slang A puzzle that is especially challenging to solve, decipher, or understand. The game's puzzles are hardly mind-blowers, but they'll get you thinking in creative ways. Her last riddle was a real mind-blower—it took me a few days to figure out!
3. slang Anything that challenges one's preconceived notions or the way one thinks about the world. The film is trying so hard to be a mind-blower with its twists and riddles that it forgets to be a well-made film in the process. Wow, what an interesting read—it was a real mind-blower!

mind-blower

verb
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And if you think what Gehry did with metal is impressive, then the Dale Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibition next door is Seattle's prize mind-blower.
If your palate is up for some Arabian twist, Habibi will be a mind-blower. The chef is from Dubai and he lives up to all Arabian expectations, even with the pickle.
is an increasingly expensive place to live, a tough place to raise a family and a mind-blower for guys like us who live for the great outdoors.
Because whatever they were on - it was clearly a mind-blower.
"That was a mind-blower. They said they just weren't getting what they wanted from today's rock music."
"It was such a mind-blower for me how well my work was received--that's when I decided to do this seriously.
"After 50 years of knowing that insulin comes from the beta cell, to discover a new molecule being made and secreted by that same cell: That's a mind-blower," says Daniel Porte Jr.
A pulsating trance/ acid mind-blower, it sets up Marvin's best album yet.
I love his early stuff, but Talking Book was a mind-blower for me."
Now the Z4 has been given the M treatment, and it's an absolute mind-blower.
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But on the Richter Scale of modern-day moral dilemmas, 21st century assisted conception really is a mind-blower.
Here's a mind-blower. Willie Gibb, Drumchapel, said: 'The atmosphere at Old Firm matches is dead, killed by the political correctness that has made the players afraid to tackle each other.'