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

blow one's lid (or top or stack)

phrase

informal
  • Lose one's temper.

    • ‘‘I've seen him be patient with things where he would normally blow his lid.’’
    • ‘Thomas didn't help when he blew his lid with seven-tenths of a second left in the third quarter.’
    • ‘I thought my dad was going to blow his lid when the guy came around with the crumb collector.’
    • ‘You'd think he would've blown his lid when he realized the chef was downstairs.’
    • ‘Some people are just complainers... she's the type to blow her lid if her husband leaves the toilet seat up.’
    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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