What is another word for flies the handle?

97 synonyms found


[ flˈa͡ɪz ðə hˈandə͡l], [ flˈa‍ɪz ðə hˈandə‍l], [ f_l_ˈaɪ_z ð_ə h_ˈa_n_d_əl]

The phrase "flies the handle" is a somewhat obscure way of saying that someone has lost control or gone berserk. If you're looking for a more common alternative, "loses their cool" or "flies off the handle" are both phrases that convey a similar idea. Other synonyms might include "has a meltdown," "goes haywire," "flips out," or "blows a gasket." More formal phrases might include "experiences a breakdown" or "suffers an emotional outburst." Regardless of the specific wording, the underlying sentiment is the same - someone has lost their grip on reality, their temper, or both.

How to use "Flies the handle" in context?

Flies the handle is a new speakeasy-style bar and restaurant that is located in the heart of downtown fort worth. they offer creative drinks, upscale and comfortable Atmosphere, and a ever-changing selection of unique appetizers and entrees.

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