be as mad as a hornet

(redirected from were as mad as a hornet)

(as) mad as a hornet

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

be as mad as a hornet

To be very angry. Primarily heard in US. Mom was as mad as a hornet after I dented her brand-new car.
See also: hornet, mad
Full browser ?