hot under the collar
phrasal extremely exasperated or angry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hot under the collar — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Angry. * /Mary gets hot under the collar if you joke about women drivers./ * /Tom got hot under the collar when his teacher punished him./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hot under the collar — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Angry. * /Mary gets hot under the collar if you joke about women drivers./ * /Tom got hot under the collar when his teacher punished him./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hot under the collar — If you re hot under the collar, you re feeling angry or bothered …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • hot under the collar — ► hot under the collar informal angry or resentful. Main Entry: ↑hot …   English terms dictionary

  • hot under the collar — adjective very angry • Similar to: ↑angry • Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism * * * (informal).See angry sense 1. → hot * * * hot under the collar …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot under the collar — informal if someone is hot under the collar, they are angry. He got very hot under the collar when I suggested that he might be mistaken. The issue of waste disposal is getting a lot of people hot under the collar …   New idioms dictionary

  • hot\ under\ the\ collar — adj. phr. informal Angry. Mary gets hot under the collar if you joke about women drivers. Tom got hot under the collar when his teacher punished him …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hot under the collar — upset, becoming angry, hot and bothered    It s only a joke. Don t get hot under the collar …   English idioms

  • hot under the collar —    If you re hot under the collar, you re feeling angry or bothered.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • hot under the collar — very annoyed or nervous We disagree with each other from time to time, and we both get a little hot under the collar …   English dictionary

  • hot under the collar — informal angry or resentful. → hot …   English new terms dictionary

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