eat nails(redirected from ate nails)
To act in an angry, often intimidating, manner. Don't talk to that guy, he looks like he eats nails for breakfast! Can you believe she said that to me? Oh, I could eat nails!
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tv. to do something extreme in extreme anger. (see also mad enough to eat nails.) Sam was ready to eat nails.
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