hit the ceiling/roof Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “hit the ceiling/roof” in the English Dictionary

"hit the ceiling/roof" in British English

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hit the ceiling/roof

informal to ​becomeextremelyangry: Dad'll hit the ​ceiling when he ​finds out I've ​leftschool.
(Definition of hit the ceiling/roof from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hit the ceiling/roof”
in Chinese (Simplified) 暴跳如雷,极其恼火…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暴跳如雷,極其惱火…
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