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got up on the wrong side of the bed

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got up on the wrong side of the bed

verb phrase

To be peevish, perverse, etc; be in a nasty mood: He just about bit my head off, must have got up on the wrong side of the bed (1930s+)


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