(to be) hopping mad

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - hopping mad

"(to be) hopping mad"

to be very angry


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - hopping mad

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1: Why is the boss so hopping mad?

Colleague 2: She's really angry with Candice. Candice missed another important deadline.

Colleague 1: The boss looks extremely upset, I think Candice is going to get fired.

Colleague 2: It is possible. She has missed a lot of deadlines and it really affects the business.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - hopping mad

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1: I've never seen Jennifer so upset. She is absolutely livid.

Friend 2: It must be something serious for easy-going Jenny to become so hopping mad.

Friend 1: I'm glad I am not going to be on the receiving end of her wrath.

Friend 2: Me, too. She looks absolutely frightening when she is so angry.

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(to be) hopping mad - Usage:


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(to be) hopping mad - Gerund Form:

Being hopping mad, she grounded her son for a month.

(to be) hopping mad - Examples:

1)  I can't for the life of me see why you're not far more hopping mad about some of the trite, condescending, tokenistic platitudes that get rolled out ...

2)  Rural residents of Ontario are hopping mad and basically have been abandoned by their very own elected leaders who have rammed ...

3)  Political correctness is stupid. Use proper judgment, don't get all hopping mad over a simple joke.

4)  Lesterson is, of course, hopping mad at this intrusion. The Doctor resorts to bluster, relying on ...

5)  I'm hopping mad that they further wasted money with a whole pile of useless "art".

6)  Like many people, I'm hopping mad that my taxes help to finance the broadcasting of this claptrap.

7)  What made Mike hopping mad was that the supplement's title was pinched from the SF magazine he spent ...

8)  That's why I'm put out rather than hopping mad, I'm just not impressed at how I've been treated.

9)  Quantum must be hopping mad that its ex-sales exec is now helping SpectraLogic win deals in Europe.

10)  ... has just called me up about my post from this morning, hopping mad. He instructed me to "take that post down now"!

11)  In fact, they were hopping mad, having done all that work for nothing. Wasting police time is a ...

12)  He also told the US that Iranians were "hopping mad" about India's vote for sanctions.

13)  ... making her very angry. It's not necessary to be a kangaroo to be hopping mad: simply being extremely mad will do.

14)  ... but now the powers that be had given her notice and she was hopping mad about it.

15)  Is there a local issue that has you hopping mad? Think you can do a better job than the people who represent you?

16)  Food-safety advocate Nancy Donley said she's "hopping mad" over the latest outbreak. "These illnesses and deaths are preventable, ...

17)  The House and Senate intelligence committees are hopping mad that no one told them anything about any of this. 

18)  The owner was very apologetic, but I was so hopping mad that I had to tell her to please go away for fear I'd ...

19)  I just want to point out that you are hopping mad about absolutely nothing of any import. 

20)  And I am not just talking about the screwball resident who comes in hopping mad because the neighbor did not clean up his pet's waste.