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Definition of drink the Kool-Aid

drink the Kool-Aid

verb

  • to succumb to any external influence that affects a person's opinion of something.
    The presenters at the conference claimed to be independent contractors, but you could tell they had drank the Kool-Aid.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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