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
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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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Reports from Pathanamthitta said that several people who came to clean their homes fled after seeing snakes. The Kerala government has announced that adequate anti-venom drugs have been provided at all the affected places.
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.