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off (one's) rocker

Crazy; mentally unsound; extremely foolish. I'm going to go off my rocker if I have to hear that song one more time! I think Jane's grandmother is a little off her rocker these days. You must be off your rocker if you think that's a good idea!
See also: off, rocker
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*off one's rocker

 and *off one's nut; *off one's trolley
Fig. crazy; silly. (*Typically: be ~; go ~.) Sometimes, Bob, I think you're off your rocker. Good grief, John. You're off your nut.
See also: off, rocker
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

off one's rocker

Also, off one's nut or trolley . See off one's head.
See also: off, rocker
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off your rocker

If someone is off their rocker, they are crazy. He must be off his rocker, paying that much for a shirt! Note: You can also say that someone goes off their rocker to mean that they become crazy. Sometimes I think he's going off his rocker.
See also: off, rocker
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

off your rocker

crazy. informal
A rocker in this expression is a concave piece of wood or metal placed under a chair or cradle enabling it to rock back and forth.
1932 Evelyn Waugh Black Mischief It's going to be awkward for us if the Emperor goes off his rocker.
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ˌoff your ˈrocker

(informal, spoken, especially British English) (of a person) crazy: Spend a thousand pounds on a dress! Are you off your rocker?
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off one’s rocker

mod. silly; giddy; crazy. (see also rocker.) That silly dame is off her rocker.
See also: off, rocker
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off (one's) rocker

Out of one's mind; crazy.
See also: off, rocker
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We look forward to 2018 as a government-in-waiting, ready to take over and serve the interests of the many, not the few" Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn "The Brits have got to be off their rocker to pick a fight with the Irish" Dublin-born chef Richard Corrigan
Why else would so-called intelligent people even be discussing this absurdity called "same--sex marriage?" Have they gone off their rocker? Or is there a method in their madness?
JOHN HENRY reckons those who labelled Jason Scotland an SPL flop must be off their rocker. In the summer the Trinidad and Tobago star, dubbed The Rocket by his McDiarmid Park team-mates, was refused a work permit to carry on playing for Dundee United as he wasn't good enough.
OFF THEIR ROCKERS ITV 9.30pm A special episode of the show where OAPs play pranks on the British public.
? THE Harry Styles/older women running gag on ITV's charming Off Their Rockers. ?
OFF THEIR ROCKERS ITV, 7.30pm Tonight, the senior citizens begin their latest nine-part run by surprising more members of the public, as Seb tries to offload some cheap suits, Mo blazes a trail on his mobility scooter and Sonia tries to get some help with a crossword clue.
Off Their Rockers ITV, 7.30pm This series may revolve around ladies and gentlemen of a certain age - however, the fact it's back for a third prime-time series suggests that the format is still in the first flush of youth, even if its cast members aren't.
Yes, Off Their Rockers is back and the pensioner pranksters are being naughtier and funnier than ever.
I refer, of course, to Off Their Rockers. Yes, it may be a bunch of OAPs farting around and being childish.
NEW Off Their Rockers ITV, 7.30pm Or Pensioners Do The Funniest Things.
SINCE Harry Hill's TV Burp ended I haven't often laughed out loud at the telly, however, that all changed on Sunday night as I watched Off Their Rockers. If you missed it, it's a hidden camera show featuring "old people" playing pranks on an unsuspecting public.
The fresh-faced actress is spry for her age, starring in the TV Land series, "Hot in Cleveland," and also hosts the practical joke reality show, "Betty White's Off Their Rockers."
Examples include a couple skinny-dipping on ABC's reality show "The Bachelor," Howie Mandel jokingly appearing nude in his dressing room at NBC's "America's Got Talent" and a naked man jumping out of a car trunk in the candid camera show "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" on NBC.
But I reckon big, ugly centre-halve are also off their rockers. Take Ayr stopper Mark Campbell against Inverness Caley last week.