What is another word for fly off the handle?

124 synonyms found


[ flˈa͡ɪ ˈɒf ðə hˈandə͡l], [ flˈa‍ɪ ˈɒf ðə hˈandə‍l], [ f_l_ˈaɪ ˈɒ_f ð_ə h_ˈa_n_d_əl]

Synonyms for Fly off the handle:

How to use "Fly off the handle" in context?

The phrase "fly off the handle" is often used to describe when somebody gets angry and behaves in a way that is not reasonable. This phrase is most often used when people are angry because they have been hurt and do not know how to deal with the situation. People often fly off the handle because they are not able to control their emotions.

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