off one's trolley

off (one's) trolley

Crazy or insane. When he told me about his plan to renovate the old, condemned house, I immediately thought he was off his trolley. You must be off your trolley if you think you can lift that heavy box by yourself.
See also: off, trolley
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

off one’s trolley

mod. silly; eccentric. Don’t mind Uncle Charles. He’s a bit off his trolley.
See also: off, trolley
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
Yet while 'tis the season to be off one's trolley, the greatest secular threat to Christmas comes from the creeping nonsense of politically correct bah humbuggery.
Driving through Pontypridd at 6pm on Friday night, the sight of a grinning middle-aged man in suit and tie, wobbling through the traffic like a giant dipsomaniac Weeble, underlined the fact that t'is the season to be off one's trolley. So forgo the Smirnoff Ices, stationery cupboard gropings and all-dayers with your colleagues and get in touch with your inner child.