have (one's) monkey up

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have (one's) monkey up

To be angry. I hope you don't have your monkey up—I wasn't trying to insult you. I have my monkey up because of this whole situation—it's amazing that I haven't screamed at the whole staff today.
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have (or get) your monkey up

be angry.
See also: have, monkey, up
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