flip one's wig

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flip one's wig (third-person singular simple present flips one's wig, present participle flipping one's wig, simple past and past participle flipped one's wig)

  1. (slang) To be very angry.
  2. (slang) To act in an irrational manner or appear to be temporarily insane.
    • 1959, Some Like It Hot (film)
      JOE: You've flipped your wig!

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