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Answer for the clue "Unhappy in boozer, about to hit the roof ", 7 letters:
blow up

Word definitions for blow up in dictionaries

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
vb. 1 (context intransitive English) To explode or be destroyed by explosion. 2 (context transitive English) To cause (something or someone) to explode, or to destroy (something) or maim or kill (someone) by means of an explosion. 3 (context transitive ...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Blow Up is the title of the fourth full-length studio album by The Smithereens . The album charted at #120 in the U.S. in late 1991. The second single, "Too Much Passion", became the group's second top-40 single, peaking at #37. Top of the Pops was released ...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
v. cause to explode; "We exploded the nuclear bomb" [syn: explode , detonate , set off ] make large; "blow up an image" [syn: enlarge , magnify ] [ant: reduce ] get very angry and fly into a rage; "The professor combusted when the student didn't know the ...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"explode," 1590s, from blow (v.1) + up (adv.). As a noun, it is recorded from 1809 in the sense "outburst, quarrel." Meaning "enlargement from a photograph" is attested by 1945. Old English had an adjective upablawan "upblown," used of a volcano, etc.

Usage examples of blow up.

First, the Klingons blow up the entire Levanian ship, just to stop us from discovering intelligence about this Klingon-Jem'Hadar training camp, but they don't destroy the very log that will tell us!

Did you ever think that maybe he's holding Alexander hostage, or he's threatening to blow up the station if Worf doesn't cooperate?

I had a sorcerer of mine blow up a watchstation in South Adrilankha, and leave messages all over it that looked like they'd done it.