informal Act with or show extreme desperation.
More example sentences
- Security shuts the palace down and our producer is tearing his hair out, desperate to test the rocket the Queen is to launch at the start of the fireworks display.
- It's enough to make any sane person tear their hair out in desperation.
- That's why we're all tearing our hair out over wrong bills.
Definition of tear one's hair out in:
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