To become frantic, esp from frustration or anxiety; GO OUT OF one’s SKULL: By the time the cops came I was about to climb the wall (1970s+)
climb the wall
[goo-rah-mee] /gʊˈrɑ mi/ noun, plural (especially collectively) gourami (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) gouramis. 1. a large, air-breathing, nest-building, freshwater Asiatic fish, Osphronemus goramy, used for food. 2. any of several small, air-breathing, nest-building Asiatic fishes of the genera Trichogaster, Colisa, and Trichopsis, often kept in aquariums. /ˈɡʊərəmɪ/ noun (pl) -mi, […]
[gawrd, gohrd, goo rd] /gɔrd, goʊrd, gʊərd/ noun 1. the hard-shelled fruit of any of various plants, especially those of Lagenaria siceraria (white-flowered gourd or bottle gourd) whose dried shell is used for bowls and other utensils, and Cucurbita pepo (yellow-flowered gourd) used ornamentally. Compare . 2. a plant bearing such a fruit. 3. a […]
noun 1. a metal cup of the 16th and 17th centuries having a gourd-shaped bowl mounted on a stem.
[French goord; English goo rd] /French gurd; English gʊərd/ noun, plural gourdes [French goord; English goo rdz] /French gurd; English gʊərdz/ (Show IPA) 1. a paper money and monetary unit of Haiti, equal to 100 centimes. Abbreviation: G., Gde. /ɡʊəd/ noun 1. the standard monetary unit of Haiti, divided into 100 centimes