off one's chump

off one's chump
mad, crazy. These phrases are all elabo-rations of the well-established colloquial-ism, 'off one's head' (heard since the mid-19th century). The terms are some-times extended to mean intoxicated by drugs or drink, more usually denoted by phrases beginning with 'out of', such as out of one's head.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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