Definition of blow one's top in English:

blow one's top

(North American blow one's lid, blow one's stack)


  • Lose one's temper.

    ‘he is volatile and likely to blow his top if his demands aren't met’
    • ‘I thought my dad was going to blow his lid when the guy came around with the crumb collector.’
    • ‘‘I've seen him be patient with things where he would normally blow his lid.’’
    • ‘Some people are just complainers... she's the type to blow her lid if her husband leaves the toilet seat up.’
    • ‘Thomas didn't help when he blew his lid with seven-tenths of a second left in the third quarter.’
    • ‘You'd think he would've blown his lid when he realized the chef was downstairs.’
    lose one's temper, become angry, get angry, become enraged, become furious, go into a fury, go into a rage, rant and rave, go berserk, flare up, blow up, erupt, rage, blow one's cool, lose one's cool
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