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blow one's top

verb
  1. To go insane; become violently mad
  2. To become wildly excited or enthusiastic: Here's an idea'll make you blow your cork
  3. To become violently excited by narcotics; flip, freak out
  4. To become violently and suddenly angry; have a tantrum: a ''quiet, mild-mannered man'' who ''blew his lid''

[entry form 1920s+; perhaps fr the violence of an oil well that blows as a gusher]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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