flip (one's) wig

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flip (one's) wig

To react to something, good or bad, with strong emotion. I had to talk to Mr. Myers about the botched report today, and boy, did he flip his wig. I figured Aunt June would be excited to hear I'm getting married, but she totally flipped her wig!
See also: flip, wig

flip one's wig

 and flip one's lid
Sl. to suddenly become angry, crazy, or enthusiastic. Whenever anyone mentions taxes, Mr. Jones absolutely flips his wig. Stop whistling. You're going to make me flip my lid.
See also: flip, wig
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On this gooey, G-rated fairy tale that her alter-ego Hannah Montana could flip her wig for, Cyrus pontificates how she shivers in her skivvies when you're not around and feels like she's equipped with an arsenal of weapons when you are.
In the end, "Around Again'' is enough to make RuPaul flip her wigs and make the country music industry stand up and notice.