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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A fit of bad temper. A sudden short period when someone, especially a child, behaves very angrily and unreasonably.

Usage examples (38)
  • The toddler threw a tantrum when he didn't get a sucker.
  • She threw a tantrum
  • I suppose a grown man throwing a temper tantrum is still a temper tantrum.
  • As we have just seen, a party of temper tantrum is just as useful as having no opposition at all. for more
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