mad as hops

(as) mad as hops

Enraged; extremely or inconsolably angry. My dad was mad as hops after I crashed his car. You make me as mad as hops with the way you carry on sometimes, you know that?
See also: hop, mad

mad as hops

Enraged; extremely or inconsolably angry. My dad was mad as hops after I crashed his car. You make me mad as hops with the way you carry on sometimes, you know that?
See also: hop, mad
References in classic literature ?
Ozma'll be mad as hops when she hears he's been doing magic again.
DAN:--"Uncle Roger sent him to fix a gate one day and scolded him because he didn't do it right, and Xavy was mad as hops and said