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Definition of go ape shit

go ape shit

verb

  • to lose one's temper, usually involving violent actions. One usually "goes apeshit" after hearing something surprising and alarming.
    My mom's gonna go apeshit if she finds out I was at that party.
    I went apeshit when I saw my electric bill was $300. Now I don't get to eat this month.

    Last edited on May 11 2013. Submitted by Ryan R. from Rosemount, MN, USA on Feb 13 2002.

verb - intransitive

  • become enraged; "freak out".
    She went ape shit when she found out her boyfriend had cheated on her.
    If he finds out, he'll go ape shit.
    I scratched his Wipers LP, and he went ape shit!

    Last edited on May 02 2011. Submitted by Setebos from Berkeley, CA, USA on Apr 21 1998.

  • to go mentally insane.
    He went ape shit when his girlfriend dumped him.

    Last edited on Nov 09 2011. Submitted by Ashley from AK, USA on Jul 06 1998.

  • to become very upset.
    When I pranged his car, he went apeshit.

    Last edited on Nov 09 2011. Submitted by Jason W. from Melbourne, VIC, Australia on Jul 29 1998.

  • to crazily attack.
    I'm going to go ape-shit on that guy.

    Last edited on Nov 09 2011. Submitted by Dan W. from Simcoe, Canada on Oct 21 2001.

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Definitions include: very high handlebars on a motorcycle or bicycle.
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Definitions include: used to emphasize the preceding statement.
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