off one's trolley

Definition of off one's trolley

British, informal

  1. :  not sane :  crazy

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official

  1. :  a cart of any of various kinds

    :  a device that carries electric current from an overhead wire to an electrically driven vehicle

    :  a streetcar powered electrically through a trolley —called also trolley car

  1. :  to convey by a trolley

    :  to ride on a trolley

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