hit the roof hit the roof

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Not surprisingly, having Royal deliver an apology for a nation presumably shamed by the words of its own president caused Sarkozy's fellow conservatives to hit the roof.
  2. Far, far away, the ball hit the roof of a private home.
  3. Helmuth Wipprecht hit the roof, where many of the children's parents had preceded him.

News

  • Lightning strike causes fire at St. Louis business

    (KMOV) – A lightning strike caused a fire at a north St. Louis tire store late Sunday night. Authorities said the fire started after lightning hit the roof of the Factory Tire Outlet Store in the 3800 block of N. Broadway. According to officials, the building sustained some structural damage, though nothing inside was affected. No injuries were reported.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: KMOV St. Louis

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