pop one's cork

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To become explosively angry.
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They even decided to give him something they never gave Burton: an honorary Oscar. When O'Toole got wind of it, though, he popped his cork like a bottle of bubbly, and, at age 70, reminded the academy that he was "still in the game and might win the lovely bugger outright."

Submitted on July 10, 2018

Additional definitions for 'pop one's cork':

pop one's corkTo suddenly behave irrationally; to go crazy.
pop one's corkTo ejaculate.
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