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apeshit

[ eyp-shit ]
/ ˈeɪpˌʃɪt /
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adjective Slang: Vulgar.(usually in the phrase go apeshit)

very angry or upset: Her dad was apeshit 'cause she'd totaled their car.
very excited or enthused: The crowd went apeshit when the band came back on stage for their encore.

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Origin of apeshit

First recorded in 1955–60; ape + shit
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