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fly off the handle

see definition of fly off the handle
  • as inrage
  • as insnap
  • as inhit the ceiling
  • as inflip out
  • as infreak out
  • as ingo crazy
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Synonyms for fly off the handle

verb be angry
  • blow up
  • boil over
  • erupt
  • rampage
  • roar
  • seethe
  • tear
  • bristle
  • chafe
  • fret
  • fulminate
  • fume
  • overflow
  • rant
  • rave
  • scold
  • scream
  • splutter
  • steam
  • storm
  • surge
  • yell
  • be beside oneself
  • be furious
  • be uncontrollable
  • blow a fuse
  • blow one's top
  • champ at bit
  • fly off the handle
  • foam at the mouth
  • go berserk
  • have a fit
  • have a tantrum
  • let off steam
  • look daggers
  • make a fuss over
  • rail at
  • rant and rave
  • snap at
  • throw a fit
  • work oneself into sweat

Antonyms for fly off the handle

  • be calm
  • be quiet
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • praise
  • be happy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to fly off the handle

flip out

verb. lose one's cool
  • blow a gasket
  • blow one's mind
  • blow one's stack
  • blow one's top
  • crack up
  • fly off the handle
  • freak out
  • go ape
  • go ballistic
  • go berserk
  • go crazy
  • go haywire
  • go nuts
  • go off the deep end
  • hit the ceiling
  • lose control of oneself
  • lose it
  • lose one's composure
  • lose one's mind
  • lose one's temper
  • wig out
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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