Jedi mind trick n.
in the fictional universe of the Star Wars franchise: a telepathic technique of psychological manipulation used by the Jedi
You weak-minded fool! He’s using an old Jedi mind trick.
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You'll pick up some Jedi mind tricks, like getting toddlers to eat meals they wouldn’t otherwise touch by allowing them to help cook the food.
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