go apeshit

go apeshit
v. become excited or upset.

He went apeshit when he heard he was going to be laid off.

English slang. 2015.

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  • apeshit — 1. mod. excited; freaked out. (See also go apeshit over someone or something. Usually objectionable.) □ He was really apeshit about that dame. 2. mod. drunk. (Acting as strangely or comically as an ape.) □ The guy was really apeshit …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • apeshit — adjective a) Out of control due to anger or excitement. I told him the bad news, and he went apeshit. b) Awesome. I told him the bad news, and now he’s totally apeshit. Syn: bananas, batsh …   Wiktionary

  • apeshit — adj, adv out of control, berserk. Used especially in the expression go ape , the image is of a person reduced to a primal state, either by infatuation, excitement or, especially, anger. An American teenag ers term from the late 1950s, now in… …   Contemporary slang

  • apeshit — ape|shit [ˈeıpʃıt] adj go apeshit informal to suddenly become very angry …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • apeshit — ape|shit [ eıpʃıt ] adjective VERY INFORMAL go apeshit to become very excited or angry …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • apeshit — adjective go apeshit slang to suddenly become very angry or excited …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • apeshit — See go apeshit …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • apeshit — /ˈeɪpʃɪt/ (say aypshit) phrase go apeshit, Colloquial (taboo) to behave in a wild and unrestrained manner …   Australian English dictionary

  • apeshit — adj. excited; upset. He s apeshit about his new job …   English slang

  • apeshit — v. go crazy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apeshit — apeˈshit adjective (vulgar sl) 1. Berserk 2. Destructively crazy 3. Extremely excited (see also go ape below) • • • Main Entry: ↑ape …   Useful english dictionary