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
- ‘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.’
- ‘He must've gone off his chump in his dotage.’
- ‘Police have stepped up the search for Johnson, a member of Parliament who's gone off his chump.’
- ‘Whoever is doing this is obviously completely off his chump, and I recommend they try to catch him as soon as possible.’
- ‘One person who had direct contact with him told me he was completely off his chump.’
- ‘He is probably too off his chump to perform.’
- ‘It has been two days as I write and already I am going off my chump.’
- ‘You are off your chump if you think you can use that kind of rubbish against me, boy.’
- ‘He'd go off his chump if there was no ale.’
- ‘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.’
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