One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Mad.‘I was beginning to think he'd gone off his chump’
mentally ill, severely mentally disordered, of unsound mind, certifiable, psychotic, schizophrenicView synonyms
- ‘There's something wrong with you to-night, Haldane, for you seem quite off your chump, so you'd better go below and sleep it off.’
- ‘He must be off his chump if he thinks we're going to fork out that sort of money for a 3mx3m conservatory without any of the extras.’
- ‘You are off your chump if you think you can use that kind of rubbish against me, boy.’
- ‘One person who had direct contact with him told me he was completely off his chump.’
- ‘It has been two days as I write and already I am going off my chump.’
- ‘Police have stepped up the search for Johnson, a member of Parliament who's gone off his chump.’
- ‘He must've gone off his chump in his dotage.’
- ‘He is probably too off his chump to perform.’
- ‘Whoever is doing this is obviously completely off his chump, and I recommend they try to catch him as soon as possible.’
- ‘He'd go off his chump if there was no ale.’
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