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tan·trum

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

[Origin unknown.]
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tantrum

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

(ˈtæn trəm)

n.
a violent demonstration of rage or frustration; a sudden burst of ill temper.
[1740–50; orig. uncertain]
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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
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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.
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tantrum

noun
An angry outburst:
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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
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tantrum

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

[ˈtæntrəm] naccesso di collera
to throw a tantrum → fare le bizze
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

tantrum

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

n. rabieta; pop. berrinche, pataleta.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

tantrum

n berrinche m, rabieta, pataleta
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