off the chain


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off the chain

1. slang Very wild, raucous, or unfettered; free and unrestricted. This street party has been going for almost three days straight. It's totally off the chain!
2. Very exciting; excellent; extremely fun or enjoyable. I knew the movie would be good, but man! That was off the chain!
See also: chain, off
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THE FOURTH ANNUAL DAMN AM WEEKEND came, went, and was off the chain again with another good rip ride.
The songs are well written and the performances are 'off the chain'!
"If we listened to one CD that bad everything, it would be off the chain. I don't think it's possible to reinvent the wheel, but it's possible to add on.
We rushed down to room 218 where Buckwild TV was in full effect and off the chain. The Twins were kicking it on the couch wiling out, getting krunk with a gang of hot black models in thongs and Manolos, massaging their titties and shaking their booties to "Salt Shaker." I grabbed a bottle of Grey Goose, the OJ, a cheese sandwich, a handful of Kush, rolled an L and joined the party.
An anonymous hoax phone call to an air traffic control station set off the chain of events, said Civil Aviation Minister Shahnawaz Hussain.
ASDA'S giving its 300 store managers a day in "loo" - so they can show off the chain's new customer toilets.
She said: "You open it up and there is the ring inside and then if you take it off the chain, you can actually wear it on your finger."
THE world rejoiced when Nelson Mandela was freed and South Africa threw off the chains of apartheid.
And Paige said private-school vouchers in the District of Columbia amount to nothing short of "emancipation" for hundreds of poor and minority students, allowing them to "throw off the chains of a school system that has not served them well."
LONDON -- After efforts to sell its Woolworths and Super-drug units, Kingfisher PLC now appears set on spinning off the chains.
She deserves praise for breaking off the chains of her profession, which too often sees people as one-dimensional caricatures, a practice that renders her calling not only dismal, but often nearly useless.