Synonyms and Antonyms of flies off the handle
to become very angry
- The manager flew off the handle when another customer complaint was called in.
angers, fulminates, rages, rants, raves, snaps, snarls, sputters, storms, tees off, vents, vituperates
bristles, burns, foams, fumes, glares, glowers, seethes, sizzles, smolders (or smoulders), steams, warms
bursts, explodes, flares (out), flashes, inflames (also enflames), maddens
blows a gasket, blows one's cool, blows one's stack, blows one's top, flies into a rage, forgets oneself, goes ballistic, has a fit, hits the ceiling, hits the roof, loses one's cool, loses one's temper