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See definition of hit the roof on Dictionary.com
  • as inblow up
  • as inhit the ceiling

synonyms for hit the roof

  • erupt
  • become angry
  • become enraged
  • go off the deep end
  • lose control
  • lose temper
  • rage
  • rave

antonyms for hit the roof

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  • be calm
  • deflate
  • ignore
  • let go
  • let out
  • shrink
  • shrivel
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    How to use hit the roof in a sentence

    The Pontellier and Ratignolle compartments adjoined one another under the same roof.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    Even as they gazed they saw its roof caught up, and whirled off as if it had been a scroll of paper.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Many of us had been hit by the balls, but a bruise or a graze of the skin was the worst consequence that had ensued.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    He shut his fist and hit Butterface a weak but well intended right-hander on the nose.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    First the chimneys sank down through the roof, as if they were being lowered into the cellar.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    The tower has four clock faces, pinnacles at the angles, and a steep slate roof and is 120 feet high.
    SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
    Then the roof itself, with its gables and dormer windows, softly folded itself flat down upon the top of the house, out of sight.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    One of the men seemed pretty bad, being hit in the head and in the body.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    Half-fed men would dig for diamonds, and men sheltered by a crazy roof erect the marble walls of palaces.
    THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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    WORDS RELATED TO HIT THE ROOF

    • became angry
    • became enraged
    • erupted
    • hit the roof
    • lost control
    • lost temper
    • raged
    • raved
    • went off the deep end
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