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ape | apeshit

Meaning: (in phrases go ape and go apeshit) wild excitement or great anger

For example:

  • The guys in the band ran onto the stage, and all their fans went ape.

  • When he saw the damage the kids had done to his car, Larry went apeshit and threatened to beat them up.

Quick Quiz:

When one of the boxers knocked out his opponent, the crowd went ape. They
  1. sat quietly
  2. cheered and clapped
  3. hooted and flapped their arms around

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