- blow one's mind
- vbto be transported beyond a normal state of mental equilibrium, experience sud-den euphoria or disorientation. A key term from the lexicon of drug users of the 1960s, this phrase was rapidly gen-eralised to cover less momentous instances of surprise, awe, admiration, etc. Now dated, the expression is still in many people's passive vocabulary, allowing it to be used, e.g., in advertis-ing copy as late as 1989.► 'Happiness is hard to find - we just want peace to blow our minds.' (Lyrics to Revolution by Tomorrow, 1967)► 'She blew my nose and then she blew my mind.' (Honky Tonk Woman, Rolling Stones, 1971)► 'The way she came on to me - it com-pletely blew my mind.' (Recorded, student, London, 1976)
Contemporary slang . 2014.