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hit the roof

Definition of hit the roof

informal

  1. :  to become very angry or upset <His parents really hit the roof when they found out he had flunked out of school.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to reach with or as if with a blow

    :  to come in contact with

    :  to strike (as a ball) with an object (as a bat, club, or racket) so as to impart or redirect motion

  1. :  an act or instance of hitting or being hit

    :  a stroke of luck

    :  a great success

roofplay
  1. :  the cover of a building

    :  material used for a roof :  roofing

    :  the roof of a dwelling conventionally designating the home itself

  1. :  to cover with or as if with a roof

    :  to provide with a particular kind of roof or roofing

    :  to constitute a roof over


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