What does a deer in the headlights mean?
WHen deer are in the dark say by the side of the road and a
car's headlights shine on them, they are blinded momentarily and
are susceptible to being shot. That why this method of deer hunting
is against the law. It is an experession that means that you are
too stunned to move. In other words you are terrified. It comes
from when you catch a deer in your headlights and they just