flip one's lid

flip one's lid
flip one's lid informal suddenly become deranged or lose one's self-control.
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  • flip one's lid — also[flip one s wig] {slang} 1. To lose one s temper. * /When that pushy salesman came back Mom really flipped her lid./ Compare: BLOW A FUSE. 2. To lose your mind; become insane. * /When he offered me three times the pay I was getting, I thought …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flip one's lid — also[flip one s wig] {slang} 1. To lose one s temper. * /When that pushy salesman came back Mom really flipped her lid./ Compare: BLOW A FUSE. 2. To lose your mind; become insane. * /When he offered me three times the pay I was getting, I thought …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flip one's lid — verb get very angry and fly into a rage The professor combusted when the student didn t know the answer to a very elementary question Spam makes me go ballistic • Syn: ↑blow up, ↑throw a fit, ↑hit the roof, ↑hit the ceiling, ↑have kittens, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • flip one's lid (or N. Amer. one's wig) — informal suddenly lose control or become very angry. → flip …   English new terms dictionary

  • flip one's lid or wig — idi+sts flip one s lid or wig, Slang. to lose control of one s temper; rage hysterically …   From formal English to slang

  • flip one’s lid — Go to flip one’s wig …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • flip\ one's\ lid — slang 1. To lose one s temper. When that pushy salesman came back Mom really flipped her lid. Compare: blow a fuse 2. To lose your mind; become insane. When he offered me three times the pay I was getting, I thought he had flipped his lid. 3. To… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • flip one's lid — become very excited, lose one s temper He really flipped his lid when I told him about the huge telephone bill …   Idioms and examples

  • flip one's lid — verb To be explosively angry. Syn: blow a gasket, blow ones top, flip ones wig …   Wiktionary

  • Flip one's lid — become angry …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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