not right in the head

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not right in the head

Mentally unsound, as in Physically, she's quite healthy for ninety, but we suspect she's not right in the head . This usage was first recorded as right in his wits in 1662.
See also: head, not, right

not right in the head

SPOKEN, OFFENSIVE
If someone is not right in the head, they are mentally ill. According to Great-aunt Louise, the grandmother wasn't quite right in the head.
See also: head, not, right