Pull-the-other-one-it-s-got-bells-on definition

(idiomatic, humorous) Expresses disbelief.

Is he going to study integrals? Pull the other one—he can't even do basic multiplication.


Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of pull-the-other-one-it-s-got-bells-on - pull the other one, pull the other one, it's got brass bells on

Origin of pull-the-other-one-it-s-got-bells-on

  • As an extension of the phrase "someone pulling my leg"—teasing or goading by jokingly lying. The implication is that one leg has been pulled, and the joker will have more fun with the other one due to the bells.

    From Wiktionary