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go out of one's skull

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go out of one's skull

verb phrase
  1. To become very tense; get nervous: You can go out of your skull while they're doing that
  2. To become very excited; be overcome with emotion; go ape: They went out of their skulls when she grabbed the mike to sing
  3. To be overcome with tedium; fret with boredom: The silence made him go right out of his skull (1960s+)

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