get (one's) panties in a wad

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get (one's) panties in a wad

slang To become overly upset or emotional over something, especially that which is trivial or unimportant. Ah, don't get your panties in a wad, I'll have the car back by tomorrow morning! In my opinion, people are getting their panties in a wad over this election.
See also: get, panties, wad