Go Bananas

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Be crazy or get weird, to act in an odd, silly manner

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  • It is a 20th century American phrase. The favorite food of monkeys is bananas. When you talk about monkeys, you think of insane and idiotic devour, the frenzied acts immediately come to your mind (“monkey business”, “more fun than a barrelful of monkeys”, etc.).
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The party was rocking as everyone was going banana in it.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Additional definitions for 'Go Bananas':

go bananasTo go mad.
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