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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flip one's lid, blow up, throw a fit, hit the roof, hit the ceiling, have kittens, have a fit, combust, blow one's stack, fly off the handle, flip one's wig, lose one's temper, blow a fuse, go ballistic(verb)

    get very angry and fly into a rage

    "The professor combusted when the student didn't know the answer to a very elementary question"; "Spam makes me go ballistic"

Wiktionary

  1. go ballistic(Verb)

    To become very angry and irrational.

Freebase

  1. Go Ballistic

    Go Ballistic is the first CD release by Ipswich ska band, The Ballistics.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of go ballistic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of go ballistic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Luke Sisinni:

    He said it spun around and started coming for him, so he stabbed it with his spear to try and scare it off, but it just went ballistic and bit him.

  2. Marie Harf:

    Any satellite launch that uses ballistic missile technology would be a violation of multiple Security Council resolutions that require North Korea to suspend all activities related to its ballistic missile program.

  3. Charles Krauthammer:

    It allows enrichment, it's going to allow a new generation of centrifuges, it's going to allow the development of ballistic missiles, it doesn't do anything about the development of an actual warhead that will go on a weapon that will attack either Israel or Europe or the United States.

  4. An Iranian official:

    The Western side insists that not only should it (ballistic missiles) remain under sanctions, but that Iran should suspend its program as well, but Iran is insisting on its rights and says all the sanctions, including on the ballistic missiles, should be lifted when the U.N. sanctions are lifted.

  5. Ronen Bergman:

    I just returned from the Munich Security Conference where I met with some very senior U.S. officials, the way they describe it they are ballistic about Netanyahu. This mindset is common wall-to-wall in all corridors of the [U.S.] administration; the Armed Service Committee, the intelligence community, the State Department, the Defense Department. I heard only one thing, and that is that this shouldn’t happen.

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