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go apeshit

1. rude slang To be or become wildly or uncontrollably angry. My parents went totally apeshit when they found out I'd wrecked the car! Now, don't go apeshit or anything, but I've decided to move to Canada.
2. rude slang To be or become extremely excited or enthusiastic (about something). I've never understood that pop star's popularity, but kids just go apeshit over her music.
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go ape (over someone or something)

Sl. to become very excited over something. I just go ape over chocolate. Sam went ape over Mary.
See also: ape

go ape

(slang)
to become very excited or angry Did you go ape over Tim's latest film, or did you just get disgusted, like me?
Usage notes: also used in the form go apeshit, which has the same meaning but is considered rude slang
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go ape

  (informal) also go apeshit (taboo!)
to become very angry Vicky'll go ape when she sees this mess.
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go ape

Become wildly excited or enthusiastic. For example, The audience went ape over the band. This idiom is a modern version of the older go berserk. It fancifully equates frenzy with an ape's behavior. [Second half of 1900s] Also see go bananas.
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apeshit

1. mod. excited; freaked out. (see also go apeshit over someone/something. Usually objectionable.) He was so apeshit about that dame!
2. mod. drunk. (Acting as strangely or comically as an ape.) The guy was really apeshit. Couldn’t even stand up.

go ape

verb
See also: ape

go apeshit over someone/something

in. to get very excited about someone or something. (Usually objectionable.) She really went apeshit over the ice cream.
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go ape

Informal
To become wildly excited or angry: went ape at the party; went ape when she saw the parking ticket.
See also: ape