Discussion moved from article (-dmh 03:12, 12 Sep 2004 (UTC)):
- The original creator of this entry wrote: Some wonder where this term originated, or perhaps a better question is why is it significant - perhaps it is simply that the term "has a good ring to it". Or perhaps there is something deeper going on here... If you know, please share this with the world. It's meaning is essentially "to get angry with someone", and is colloquial. But there's perhaps a history to it, and we'd like to know.
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Noun for "murderous rampage". Equinox 15:25, 2 November 2008 (UTC)
- Very common in American English slang. He went apeshit (he went berserk). —Stephen 17:18, 3 November 2008 (UTC)
- Yes, the only noun use that I am aware of is the literal one, which has no plural. Besides that, it may be that the noun is in two words..."ape shit". Not sure. But to go apeshit seems like an adverb. I can conceive of the adjective, as "he’s apeshit over his new girlfriend" (nuts about her). —Stephen 23:52, 3 November 2008 (UTC)