come unglued

Definition of come unglued

US, informal

  1. 1 :  to become extremely upset or angry <She came unglued when they refused her request.>

  2. 2 :  to fail suddenly or completely <Their marriage came unglued soon after the baby was born.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

  1. :  upset, disordered

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