flip one's lid

Definition of flip one's lid

informal

  1. :  to become crazy or very angry His mother flipped her lid when she saw what a mess he'd made.

Word by Word Definitions

flipplay
  1. :  to toss so as to cause to turn over in the air

    :  toss

    :  to cause to turn and especially to turn over

  1. :  a mixed drink usually consisting of a sweetened spiced liquor with beaten eggs

    :  an act or instance of flipping

    :  the motion used in flipping

  1. :  flippant, impertinent

  1. :  a movable cover for the opening of a hollow container (such as a vessel or box)

    :  eyelid

    :  the operculum in mosses

  1. :  to cover or supply with a lid


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