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fly off the handle Explained

fly off the handle at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

32 Moby Thesaurus words for "fly off the handle":
be angry, be excitable, bellow, blow a fuse, blow a gasket,
blow up, catch fire, catch the infection, come apart,
excite easily, explode, fire up, flame up, flare up, flash up,
flip, fly out, get excited, go into hysterics, have a tantrum,
hit the ceiling, rage, ramp, rant, rant and rave, rave,
run a temperature, seethe, smolder, storm, take fire,
turn a hair

fly off the handle at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

fly off the handle
v : 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:
{flip one's lid}, {blow up}, {throw a fit}, {hit the roof},
{hit the ceiling}, {have kittens}, {have a fit}, {combust},
{blow one's stack}, {flip one's wig}, {lose one's temper},
{blow a fuse}, {go ballistic}]

fly off the handle at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-verb » head=fly off the handle|flies off the handle|flying off the handle|flew off the handle
  • Inter: idiomati » c to become very angry or enraged; to throw a fit or go crazy
    1. : My dad flew off the handle when he saw the F on my report card.


      Inter: trans-top » become very angry

  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|perder los estribos

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » fly off the handle
    Translation: pl » fly off the handle