rocket science

rocket science
Noun. Something difficult to understand. Usually heard in the opposite context of "it's not rocket science", meaning something is simple and easily understood, or "you don't need to be a rocket scientist to understand". E.g."Come on, hurry up! Changing a car tyre isn't rocket science."

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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