off one's trolley

idiomatic phrase

British, informal
: mentally unsound
Julian Cope is, as the English say, barking mad. Off his trolley. Utterly daft.David Fricke

Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of off one's trolley was in 1892

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“Off one's trolley.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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