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ape·shit

 (āp′shĭt′)
adj. Vulgar Slang
1. Extremely angry; furious.
2. Wildly excited or enthusiastic.

[Probably from the throwing of excrement by chimpanzees and other primates as an expression of annoyance or aggression.]

apeshit

(ˈeɪpˌʃɪt)
adj
to become crazy, enraged, or out of control
Translations

apeshit

[ˈeɪpʃɪt] ADJ (esp US) to go apeshit (= lose one's temper) → ponerse como un energúmeno, ponerse hecho una fiera; (= go crazy) → ponerse como una moto

apeshit

adj to go apeshit (sl)ausflippen (inf)
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We'd eat in the restaurants he liked to eat in, see the mountains and rivers that he saw, him pointing things out like he'd invented them, driving me apeshit.
Our good friend, Alex McNabb of Fake Plastic Souks, takes about the event in this blog post "Crazy Apeshit National Day" and about the genuinely jovial celebrations that take place and how the celebration of this nature is very rare in an 'Arab Spring' era.
For one thing, he recently took his act from an apeshit one-man spaz-out to a balanced three-prong force, and he will soon swell his ranks to five.