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Verb: hit the ceiling
  1. Get very angry and fly into a rage
    "The professor hit the ceiling when the student didn't know the answer to a very elementary question";
    - flip one's lid, blow up, throw a fit, hit the roof, have kittens, have a fit, combust, blow one's stack, fly off the handle, flip one's wig, lose one's temper, blow a fuse, go ballistic

Derived forms: hit the ceiling, hitting the ceiling, hits the ceiling

Type of: rage