Definition of bent out of shape in English:

bent out of shape


North American
  • Angry or agitated.

    ‘he'd changed a few things around, and Glen was a little bent out of shape about it’
    • ‘I don't get too bent out of shape like some bartenders do.’
    • ‘It really wasn't such a security issue, but there were definitely people who would get all bent out of shape if they'd seen him do it.’
    • ‘Secondly, there is nothing about my post that was bent out of shape, angry or vitriolic.’
    • ‘Be calm, be reasonable, don't get bent out of shape yet.’
    • ‘Don't get bent out of shape over it, he thought to himself.’
    • ‘I was just trying to be nice, he had no reason to get bent out of shape.’
    • ‘I'm in my last semester of college, so I am wondering if his moving in is just an additional stressor that's getting me all bent out of shape.’
    • ‘Extractions can be like that, and I don't get bent out of shape over it.’
    • ‘I find it funny that celebrities get so bent out of shape when the public complains about their use of fame and the media to spout their views.’
    • ‘You're just lucky you're cute, or they'd still be bent out of shape for having to study your book in school.’