Definition of Hit the roof

1. Verb. Get very angry and fly into a rage. "Spam makes me go ballistic"




Definition of Hit the roof

1. Verb. (intransitive idiomatic) to be explosively angry ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hit The Roof

hit the deck
hit the dirt
hit the fan
hit the gas
hit the ground running
hit the hay
hit the headlines
hit the jackpot
hit the nail on the head
hit the net
hit the pavement
hit the road
hit the rock
hit the rocks
hit the roof (current term)
hit the sack
hit the silk
hit the skids
hit the spot
hit the trail
hit up
hit upon
hit wicket
hitch
hitch-hike
hitch-hiked
hitch-hiker
hitch-hikers
hitch-hikes

Literary usage of Hit the roof

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1. A Text-book of the War for Americans by James William White (1915)
"One, from a 15-centimeter howitzer, struck the top of the 'observation-tower'; the other, from a 21-centimeter mortar, hit the roof and set it on fire. ..."

2. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"One from a 15-centimeter howitzer struck the top of the ' observation tower,' the other, from a 21-centimeter mortar, hit the roof and set it on fire. ..."

3. The New York Times Current History of the European War (1915)
"... hit the roof and set it on fire. I wanted to dislodge the observer with the least possible damage to the fine old cathedral * * * the French also had a ..."

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