go bananas

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Etymology[edit]

From banana oil (nonsense) or bananas (crazy).

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go bananas (third-person singular simple present goes bananas, present participle going bananas, simple past went bananas, past participle gone bananas)

  1. (idiomatic, informal) To get angry; to go mad.
    I just told her she couldn’t have any pudding until after dinner, and she went bananas!
  2. (idiomatic, informal) To become silly or excited.

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