ape·​shit | \ ˈāp-ˌshit How to pronounce apeshit (audio) \

Definition of apeshit

vulgar slang
: very excited or angry : wild, crazy usually used with goIf the Cubs take it all, the fans will go apeshit.Playboy, April 2004She goes apeshit and starts raving that she wants to make a written complaint.— Dan Kuper, Prospect, 14 Dec. 2006

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First Known Use of apeshit

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for apeshit

ape entry 3 + shit entry 1

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“Apeshit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apeshit. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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