go off (one's) rocker

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go off (one's) rocker

To become crazy or mentally unsound; to become extremely foolish or foolhardy. I'm going to go off my rocker if I have to hear that blasted song once more! I think Jane's grandmother has gone off her rocker lately. You must have gone off your rocker if you think that's a good idea!
See also: off, rocker
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STONE me, Sid - as the late great Tony Hancock would grizzle in times of quiet desperation - there are times when one is persuaded that everyone is quietly going off their rockers, mate.