informal Respond to what someone has said in a sudden and angrily critical way.
More example sentences
- So here is another sincere apology for jumping down your throat.
- But he didn't get an opportunity to tell them this information before they jumped down his throat and accused him of being unsupportive.
- Ok, before you start jumping down my throat, let me explain.
Definition of jump down someone's throat in:
- The British & World English dictionary