go ballistic

Definition of go ballistic


  1. 1 :  to become very angry Dad went ballistic when he saw the dent in his car.

  2. 2 US :  to become very excited The crowd was going ballistic as the runner took the lead.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

  1. :  of or relating to the science of the motion of projectiles in flight :  of or relating to ballistics or to a body in motion according to the laws of ballistics

    :  being or characterized by repeated bouncing

    :  extremely and usually suddenly excited, upset, or angry :  wild

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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