Synonyms and Antonyms of hitting the ceiling
to become very angry
- The sellers hit the ceiling when they heard the low offer on the house.
angering, fulminating, raging, ranting, raving, snapping, snarling, sputtering, storming, teeing off, venting, vituperating
bristling, burning, foaming, fuming, glaring, glowering, seething, sizzling, smoldering (or smouldering), steaming, warming
bursting, exploding, flaring (out), flashing, inflaming (also enflaming), maddening
blowing a gasket, blowing one's cool, blowing one's stack, blowing one's top, flying into a rage, flying off the handle, forgetting oneself, going ballistic, having a fit, hitting the roof, losing one's cool, losing one's temper