Definition of blow one's lid (or top or stack) in English:

blow one's lid (or top or stack)


  • Lose one's temper.

    • ‘You'd think he would've blown his lid when he realized the chef was downstairs.’
    • ‘Thomas didn't help when he blew his lid with seven-tenths of a second left in the third quarter.’
    • ‘Some people are just complainers... she's the type to blow her lid if her husband leaves the toilet seat up.’
    • ‘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.’’