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be bouncing off the walls

To be very active and energetic to the point of hyperactivity. How much sugar did you give the kids? They're bouncing off the walls!
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be bouncing off the walls

INFORMAL
If someone is bouncing off the walls, they are acting in a very uncontrolled and excited way. After another cup of coffee Holly was bouncing off the walls.
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be ˌbouncing off the ˈwalls

(informal) be so full of energy or so excited that you cannot keep still: He was bouncing off the walls so I told him to go out for a walk.
See also: bouncing, off, wall