off one's trolley

*off one's rocker & *off one's nut & *off one's trolley
Fig. crazy; silly. (*Typically: be \off one's trolley; go \off one's trolley.) •

Sometimes, Bob, I think you're off your rocker.

Good grief, John. You're off your nut.

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Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • off one's trolley — ► off one s trolley Brit. informal mad; insane. Main Entry: ↑trolley …   English terms dictionary

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  • off one's trolley — adjective Having gone mad; insane. The Romance is the best part of the four movements. One is a bit off one’s trolley at such times and I should surely write a better Suite at this time after twenty years of sober reflection …   Wiktionary

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  • off one’s trolley — mod. silly; eccentric. □ Don’t mind Uncle Charles. He’s a bit off his trolley. □ That silly old man is just off his trolley …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • off one's trolley — informal mad; insane. → trolling …   English new terms dictionary

  • off one's trolley — Phrs. 1. Crazy, insane. Late 1800s. Orig. U.S. 2. Very intoxicated …   English slang and colloquialisms

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