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off one's rocker

Definition of off one's rocker in English:

informal Insane.
Example sentences
  • Dressed in the gaudiest of outfits and wearing a wig that appears to be made out of 13 poodles, Dennis is adorably loony and off her rocker.
  • You might have been considered off your rocker to buy one of these modernist homes.
  • When I got back home, my friends thought I was off my rocker.
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