fit to be tied
phrasal extremely angry or irritated

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fit to Be Tied — *Fit to Be Tied may refer to:#Fit to Be Tied (1952 film): a short cartoon of Tom and Jerry #Fit to Be Tied (album): an album released by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts …   Wikipedia

  • fit to be tied — adjective Very agitated or distressed; enraged. Some girls can set around until theyre blue moulded, and never a feller to ask em, and others the boysll fret and pleg until theyre fit to be tied, with nerves! …   Wiktionary

  • fit to be tied — Synonyms and related words: enraged, fierce, fighting mad, fuming, furious, hopping mad, in a rage, infuriate, infuriated, rabid, raging, ranting, raving, raving mad, roaring mad, savage, storming, wild …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Fit to Be Tied (1952 film) — Infobox Hollywood cartoon cartoon name = Fit to Be Tied series = Tom and Jerry caption = The title card of Fit to Be Tied director = William Hanna Joseph Barbera story artist = William Hanna Joseph Barbera animator = Kenneth Muse Irven Spence Ray …   Wikipedia

  • Fit to Be Tied (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Fit To Be Tied Type = Compilation Album Artist = Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Released = 1997 Recorded = Genre = Rock Length = Label = Producer = Reviews = | Last album = Great Hits (1996) This album = Fit To Be Tied… …   Wikipedia

  • fit to be tied(1) — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Very angry or upset. * /She was fit to be tied when she saw the broken glass./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fit to be tied(2) — {adv. phr.}, {substandard} Very hard. Used for emphasis. * /Uncle Willie was laughing fit to be tied at the surprised look on Mother s face./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fit to be tied(1) — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Very angry or upset. * /She was fit to be tied when she saw the broken glass./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fit to be tied(2) — {adv. phr.}, {substandard} Very hard. Used for emphasis. * /Uncle Willie was laughing fit to be tied at the surprised look on Mother s face./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fit — fit1 fittable, adj. /fit/, adj., fitter, fittest, v., fitted or fit, fitting, n. adj. 1. adapted or suited; appropriate: This water isn t fit for drinking. A long necked giraffe is fit for browsing treetops. 2 …   Universalium

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