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
References in classic literature ?
Twice, in a tantrum, she had done this during their earlier married life.
Tom, smoking his pipe and cuddling his youngest-born on his knees, dropped an eyelid surreptitiously on his cheek in token that Sarah was in a tantrum.
Because, before you went into any tantrum about yourself, who are--'
Depend upon it, Marilla, she'll cool off in a week or so and be ready enough to go back of her own accord, that's what, while, if you were to make her go back right off, dear knows what freak or tantrum she'd take next and make more trouble than ever.
The sacked nun is in one of her tantrums," muttered the populace; and that was the end of it.
Besides," said Miss Abbot, "God will punish her: He might strike her dead in the midst of her tantrums, and then where would she go?
Laurie, who is in one of his tantrums about something, which vexes the old gentleman, so I dursn't go nigh him.
If he'd been like he is most times he'd have throwed himself into one of his tantrums and roused th' house.
I know vat I know," Silverstein held on sturdily--a thing Genevieve had never before seen him do when his wife was in her tantrums.
And I s'pose the woman he should have married got a man who went into tantrums twice a day.
I was reading a story about a child throwing a tantrum at a toy store, and then it hit me how easy it is for us adults to throw tantrums as well.