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bent out of shape

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bent out of shape

adjective phrase

  1. Intoxicated; drunk; bent, stoned
  2. Extremely upset; very angry: He is so far bent out of shape by the press reaction/ Why are you bent out of shape? (1960s+ Air Force and college students)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with bent out of shape

bent out of shape

Infuriated, annoyed, as in Don't let Paul get you bent out of shape—calm down.
Shocked, astonished, as in That conservative audience was bent out of shape by his speech. [ ; second half of 1900s ]
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