blow one's top (off)


blow one's top (off)
blow (one's top (off)) v. become angry or upset

English slang. 2015.

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  • blow one's stack — 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: ↑flip one s lid, ↑blow up, ↑throw a fit, ↑hit the roof, ↑hit the ceiling, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow\ one's\ stack — • blow a fuse • blow a gasket • blow one s stack v. phr. slang To become extremely angry; express rage in hot words. When Mr. McCarthy s son got married against his wishes, he blew a fuse. When the umpire called Joe out at first, Joe blew his top …   Словарь американских идиом

  • blow — 1. n. setback; hurdle; attack; v. leave someplace in a rush; v. ruin or destroy something, often an opportunity; v. waste time or money; spend money frivolously; n. cocaine;v. inhale cocaine; v. perform oral sex (usually a woman blowing a man).… …   English slang

  • top — top1 [täp] n. [ME < OE topp, akin to ON toppr, tuft, top, Ger zopf, tuft of hair, summit] 1. Obs. a) a tuft of hair b) the hair of the head 2. the head, or crown of the head: now chiefly in top to toe 3 …   English World dictionary

  • blow a fuse — or[blow a gasket] or[blow one s top] or[blow one s stack] {v. phr.}, {slang} To become extremely angry; express rage in hot words. * /When Mr. McCarthy s son got married against his wishes, he blew a fuse./ * /When the umpire called Joe out at… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow a fuse — or[blow a gasket] or[blow one s top] or[blow one s stack] {v. phr.}, {slang} To become extremely angry; express rage in hot words. * /When Mr. McCarthy s son got married against his wishes, he blew a fuse./ * /When the umpire called Joe out at… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow — Ⅰ. blow [1] ► VERB (past blew; past part. blown) 1) (of wind) move creating an air current. 2) propel or be propelled by the wind. 3) expel air through pursed lips. 4) force air through the mouth into (an instrument) to make a sound …   English terms dictionary

  • blow — blow1 [blō] vi. blew, blown, blowing [ME blowen < OE blawan < IE * bhlē : see BLAST] 1. to move with some force: said of the wind or a current of air 2. to send forth air with or as with the mouth 3. to pant; be breathless …   English World dictionary

  • blow — 1. v. & n. v. (past blew; past part. blown) 1 a intr. (of the wind or air, or impersonally) move along; act as an air current (it was blowing hard). b intr. be driven by an air current (waste paper blew along the gutter). c tr. drive with an air… …   Useful english dictionary

  • top — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. crown, head; acme, summit, pinnacle; pick, elite; lid, cover. v. crown, cap; prune, excel, dominate. See superiority, height. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Highest] Syn. topmost, uppermost, highest, on… …   English dictionary for students