flip one's lid
verb get very angry and fly into a rage
hit the roof; have kittens; fly off the handle; go ballistic; flip one's wig; hit the ceiling; throw a fit; blow one's stack; lose one's temper; combust; blow up; blow a fuse; have a fit.
- The professor combusted when the student didn't know the answer to a very elementary question
- Spam makes me go ballistic
- (Naut.), a lid or hanging for closing the portholes of a vessel.
noun hinged lid for a trunk
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