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a tempest in a teapot

Definition of a tempest in a teapot

US

  1. :  a situation in which people are upset or angry about something that is not very important



Word by Word Definitions

tempestplay
  1. :  a violent storm

    :  tumult, uproar

  1. :  to raise a tempest in or around

teapotplay
  1. :  a vessel with a spout and a handle in which tea is brewed and from which it is served


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