2 definitions by Telegram Sam

southern term for losing one's temper, "flying off the handle", etc. Note that the R.E.M. song of this title has nothing to do with religion, despite the common misinterpretation of the phrase.
"I was close losing my religion with the kid wrecked the BMW."
by Telegram Sam April 27, 2003
Any incident involving mass confusion, esp. involving a particularly large crowd. Basically, a bunch of people panicing when they really shouldn't be.
"Trying to evacuate the city before the hurricane hit was like a chinese fire drill; people were running everywhere."
by Telegram Sam April 27, 2003