put a person's monkey up

put (one's) monkey up

To make one angry. Please calm down, I didn't mean to put your monkey up. This whole situation puts my monkey up so much—it's amazing that I haven't screamed at the whole staff today.
See also: monkey, put, up
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put (or get) a person's monkey up

make someone angry. informal
See also: monkey, put, up
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