lose the plot

Definition of lose the plot

British, informal

  1. :  to become confused or crazy She was so nervous she thought she was going to lose the plot.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  damn

    :  to miss from one's possession or from a customary or supposed place

    :  to suffer deprivation of :  part with especially in an unforeseen or accidental manner

  1. :  a small area of planted ground

    :  a small piece of land in a cemetery

    :  a measured piece of land :  lot

  1. :  to make a plot, map, or plan of

    :  to mark or note on or as if on a map or chart

    :  to lay out in plots (see 1plot 1)

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