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Lose one's temper   /luz wənz tˈɛmpər/   Listen
Lose one's temper

verb
1.
Get very angry and fly into a rage.  Synonyms: blow a fuse, blow one's stack, blow up, combust, flip one's lid, flip one's wig, fly off the handle, go ballistic, have a fit, have kittens, hit the ceiling, hit the roof, throw a fit.  "Spam makes me go ballistic"






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"Lose one's temper" Quotes from Famous Books



... fist-fighting in public, though occasionally they have competitions in their own compounds, champions being brought there at great expense and made to fight in their presence. I believe they consider it to be degrading, either first, to lose one's temper, or secondly, to administer justice in such ...
— Corea or Cho-sen • A (Arnold) Henry Savage-Landor



Words linked to "Lose one's temper" :   rage



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