go ballistic

go ballistic
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

Derivationally related forms: ↑blowup (for: ↑blow up)
Hypernyms: ↑rage
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s


Somebody ——s PP

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go ballistic (slang)
To lose one's temper or become violently angry
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go ballistic informal phrase
to become extremely angry
Thesaurus: to be, or to become angry or annoyedsynonym
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informal fly into a rage

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go ballistic
1 : to become very angry

Dad went ballistic when he saw the dent in his car.

2 US : to become very excited

The crowd was going ballistic. [=going wild]

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go balˈlistic idiom
(informal) to become very angry

He went ballistic when I told him.

Main entry:ballisticidiom

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