pop cork

pop one's cork

 
1. Fig. to suddenly become mentally disturbed; to go crazy. I was so upset that I nearly popped my cork. They put him away because he popped his cork.
2. Fig. to become very angry. My mother popped her cork when she heard about my low grades. Calm down! Don't pop your cork.
See also: cork, pop
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It's that time of year again to pop corks, celebrate and suffer the consequences the next morning.
It's the time of year again to pop corks, celebrate and suffer the consequences the next morning.
Twenty bucks gets you a glass, wristband, and map of the more than 20 wine bars, coffeehouses, clothing boutiques, art galleries--even an attorney's office--that open their doors and pop corks for the public along the Riverwalk District.