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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a display of bad temper;
- Example: "he had a fit"
- Example: "she threw a tantrum"
- Example: "he made a scene"
[syn: fit, tantrum, scene, conniption]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tantrum \Tan"trum\, n. 1. A whim; an affected air. [Colloq. and archaic] --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 2. A display of ill-humor, especially a demonstration of rage or frustration by shouting or violent physical movements, such as the stamping of feet; called also temper tantrum. It is usually associated with children, but is sometimes seen in adults. [PJC] 3. [fig.] A display of anger expressed by irrationally striking out at innocent targets or inanimate objects; as, the governor was so insulted by the article, he threw a temper tantrum and cancelled the ceremony. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tantrum n 1: a display of bad temper; "he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene" [syn: fit, tantrum, scene, conniption]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

19 Moby Thesaurus words for "tantrum": cat fit, conniption, conniption fit, convulsion, duck fit, eruption, explosion, fit, fit of anger, fit of temper, flare-up, fury, outburst, paddy, paroxysm, rage, storm, temper tantrum, wax