hit the ceiling hit the ceiling

Definition(s):

  • (v) get very angry and fly into a rage

Usage(s):

  1. Two hit the ceiling, nicking off fist-sized chunks of plaster.
  2. Boulez hit the ceiling, canceled all future government-connected engagements in France and fired off a scathing letter, which was published in the weekly Le Nouvel Observateur.
  3. At least a half dozen people who matter here in the White House hit the ceiling when they read that story.

News

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    NORWOOD (AP) - Authorities say a gunman walked into a southern Missouri church service and fired two shots into the floor. Wright County Sheriff Glenn Adler tells KOLR-TV that another round hit the ceiling Sunday morning when churchgoers tackled the man to the floor of First Baptist Church in Norwood.
    on July 22, 2013     Source: KOMU Columbia

  2. Man fires shots into floor of southern Mo. church

    NORWOOD, Mo. — Authorities say a gunman walked into a southern Missouri church service and fired two shots into the floor. Wright County Sheriff Glenn Adler tells KOLR-TV ( http://is.gd/R7sPcY ) that another round hit the ceiling Sunday morning when churchgoers tackled the man to the floor of First Baptist Church in Norwood. KOLR-TV reports that one of the men who tackled the gunman suffered a ...
    on July 22, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. Man fires shots into floor of southern Mo. church - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    NORWOOD, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a gunman walked into a southern Missouri church service and fired two shots into the floor. Wright County Sheriff Glenn Adler tells KOLR-TV ( http://is.gd/R7sPcY ) that another round hit the ceiling Sunday morning when churchgoers tackled the man to the floor of First Baptist Church in Norwood.
    on July 22, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

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