Definition of apoplectic
- an apoplectic rage
- was apoplectic over the news
She was positively apoplectic with anger when she realized she had been cheated.
the coach was so apoplectic when the player missed the free throw that he threw his clipboard onto the court
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: very angry and excited
medical : relating to or caused by apoplexy
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