tantrum

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tan·trum

 (tăn′trəm)
n.
A fit of bad temper. Also called regionally hissy2, hissy fit.

[Origin unknown.]

tantrum

(ˈtæntrəm)
n
(often plural) a childish fit of rage; outburst of bad temper
[C18: of unknown origin]

tan•trum

(ˈtæn trəm)

n.
a violent demonstration of rage or frustration; a sudden burst of ill temper.
[1740–50; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tantrum - a display of bad tempertantrum - a display of bad temper; "he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene"
bad temper, ill temper - a persisting angry mood

tantrum

noun outburst, temper, hysterics, fit, storm, paddy (Brit. informal), wax (informal, chiefly Brit.), flare-up, paroxysm, bate (Brit. slang), ill humour My son had a tantrum and banged his fist on the ground.

tantrum

noun
An angry outburst:
Translations
ثَوْرَة غَضَبنَوْبَةُ غَضَب
záchvat vzteku
raserianfald
kiukkukohtaus
provala bijesa
dühroham
bræîikast
かんしゃく
aikštisįniršio priepuolis
dusmu lēkme
záchvat zlosti
utbrott
การมีอารมณ์เกรี้ยวกราด
huysuzluk nöbetikudurganlıköfke nöbeti
cơn giận

tantrum

[ˈtæntrəm] Nrabieta f, berrinche m
she had or threw a tantrumle dio una rabieta or un berrinche

tantrum

[ˈtæntrəm] ncolère f
to throw a tantrum, to have a tantrum [child, adult] → piquer une colère

tantrum

nWutanfall m, → Koller m (inf); to have or throw a tantrumeinen Koller or Wutanfall bekommen; she drove off in a tantrumsie fuhr wütend weg

tantrum

[ˈtæntrəm] naccesso di collera
to throw a tantrum → fare le bizze

tantrum

(ˈtӕntrəm) noun
a fit of extreme rage, with eg shouting and stamping. That child is always throwing tantrums.

tantrum

نَوْبَةُ غَضَب záchvat vzteku raserianfald Wutanfall ξέσπασμα θυμού berrinche kiukkukohtaus caprice provala bijesa collera かんしゃく woede-uitbarsting raserianfall napad złości chilique вспышка гнева utbrott การมีอารมณ์เกรี้ยวกราด öfke nöbeti cơn giận 发脾气

tan·trum

n. rabieta; pop. berrinche, pataleta.

tantrum

n berrinche m, rabieta, pataleta
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