lose (one's) shit

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lose (one's) shit

1. rude slang To lash out emotionally (often angrily). My mom lost her shit when she found out that my sister had taken money from her purse without permission. I never expected Tom to start crying and kicking chairs when he wasn't elected to student council, but he totally lost his shit!
2. rude slang To lose control of one's mental faculties. Why did I get up from my desk? Oh man, I'm definitely losing my shit.
See also: lose, shit
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Some women lose their shit when it comes to ex-girlfriends.
Women lose their shit over cleaning products, yoghurt and K-Mart - most ads show woman wearing pearls smiling while cleaning her toilet, or talking about how fat free lemon cheesecake yoghurt is kind of the same thing as not hating yourself, or gesticulating wildly about how the new Schticky appliance has made mopping really which is totally not realistic.