drive (someone) bananas

idiomatic phrase

informal
: to make (someone) very irritated, angry, or annoyed
You're driving me bananas with all these questions.

Word History

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of drive (someone) bananas was in 1955

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“Drive (someone) bananas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drive%20%28someone%29%20bananas. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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