go off the deep end
phrasal 1. to enter recklessly on a course 2. to become very much excited

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • go off the deep end — or[go overboard] {v. phr.}, {informal} To act excitedly and without careful thinking. * /John has gone off the deep end about owning a motorcycle./ * /Mike warned his roommate not to go off the deep end and get married./ * /Some girls go… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go off the deep end — or[go overboard] {v. phr.}, {informal} To act excitedly and without careful thinking. * /John has gone off the deep end about owning a motorcycle./ * /Mike warned his roommate not to go off the deep end and get married./ * /Some girls go… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Off the Deep End — For the 2009 pop punk album, see Off the Deep End (The Friday Night Boys album). Off the Deep End Studio album by Weird Al Yankovic Released …   Wikipedia

  • end — end1 ender, n. /end/, n. 1. the last part or extremity, lengthwise, of anything that is longer than it is wide or broad: the end of a street; the end of a rope. 2. a point, line, or limitation that indicates the full extent, degree, etc., of… …   Universalium

  • deep — deepness, n. /deep/, adj. deeper, deepest, n., adv., deeper, deepest. adj. 1. extending far down from the top or surface: a deep well; a deep valley. 2. extending far in or back from the front or from an edge, surface, opening, etc., considered… …   Universalium

  • end — See: AT LOOSE ENDS, AT ONE S WITS END, BURN THE CANDLE AT BOTH ENDS, GO OFF THE DEEP END, HAIR STAND ON END, HOLD ONE S END UP or HOLD UP ONE S END or KEEP ONE S END UP or KEEP UP ONE S END, LIVING END, LOOSE ENDS, MAKE AN END OF, MAKE ENDS MEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • end — See: AT LOOSE ENDS, AT ONE S WITS END, BURN THE CANDLE AT BOTH ENDS, GO OFF THE DEEP END, HAIR STAND ON END, HOLD ONE S END UP or HOLD UP ONE S END or KEEP ONE S END UP or KEEP UP ONE S END, LIVING END, LOOSE ENDS, MAKE AN END OF, MAKE ENDS MEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • deep — See: BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA, GO OFF THE DEEP END, IN DEEP, KNEE DEEP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • deep — See: BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA, GO OFF THE DEEP END, IN DEEP, KNEE DEEP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • The Night Santa Went Crazy — Single by Weird Al Yankovic from the album Bad Hair Day B side …   Wikipedia

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