see 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
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seeing snakes

verb
See also: seeing, snake
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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It is ironic that people see snakes as aggressive considering how we and the snakes behave.
If anything, the Shasta squirrels turned out to be more aggressive provocateurs than the animals that see snakes all the time, Coss says.