What does have a cow mean?


Idiom Meaning:

get angry or go crazy


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


Look Who’s Talking Too (1990)

Time of Scene: N/A

Mikey: Got you a gift for coming into the world, here it is. Have a cow, honey. Alright don’t have a cow.


The Simpsons “Hurricane Neddy” (1996)

Time of Scene: N/A

Bart Simpson: Hey! Back off, man!

Ned Flanders: Ok, dude! I wouldn’t want you to have a cow, man! Here’s a catchphrase you better learn for your adult years: “Hey, buddy, got a quarter?”

Bart Simpson: I am shocked and appalled.


Sixteen Candles (1984)

Time of Scene: ~00:39:00

Caroline: What’s your problem?

Jake: What?

Caroline: You’ve been acting weird all night. Are you screwing around?

Jake: Me? Are you crazy?

Caroline: I don’t know, Jake. I’m getting strange signals.

Jake: Well, they’re not comin’ from me. Everything’s fine. Don’t have a cow.

Caroline: Okay. Just remember one thing. I can name a hundred guys who’d kill to love me.

Jake: Is that a threat?

Caroline: It’s a fact, Jake.



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