What is (someone) playing at?(redirected from what're they playing at?)
What is (someone) playing at?
What is someone's agenda or ulterior motive? Why is someone doing this? I can't figure out why Janet is suddenly volunteering for a job she said she would never do. What's she playing at? What are you playing at trying to go on a date with my sister?
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what’s somebody ˈplaying at?used to ask in an angry way about what somebody is doing: What do you think you’re playing at?
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