flip one's wig

Definition of flip one's wig

chiefly US, informal

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

Word by Word Definitions

  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 manufactured covering of natural or synthetic hair for the head

    :  toupee

    :  an act of wigging :  rebuke

  1. :  to scold severely

    :  to lose one's composure or reason :  freak

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