go ape

idiom

Definition of go ape

informal
1 : to become very excited The kids go ape whenever they hear that song.
2 : to become very angry Mom really went ape when I got home late.

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“Go ape.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20ape. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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