have rocks in (one's) head(redirected from they have rocks in their heads)
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have rocks in (one's) head
To be thoroughly stupid, crazy, absurd, incorrect, etc. You must have rocks in your head if you think the bank will approve you for another loan.
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have rocks in one's head
Fig. to be silly or crazy. John is a real nut. He has rocks in his head. I don't have rocks in my head—I'm just different.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
rocks in one's head, have
Show poor judgment, act stupidly, as in If you think that's an accurate summary, you've got rocks in your head. The rocks in this idiom are a supposed substitute for brains. [Slang; 1940s]
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
have rocks in one’s head
tv. to be silly or crazy. (Have got can replace have.) She’s got rocks in her head if she thinks that.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
rocks in one's head, to have
To say or do something crazy, ridiculous, or stupid. This slangy expression, often used in a not very polite response to a bizarre statement or action, dates from about 1940. Presumably it accuses the person of having rocks instead of brains, as in “Drive all of two blocks to get the paper? Do you have rocks in your head?”
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