noun tan·trum \ˈtan-trəm\

: an uncontrolled expression of childish anger : an angry outburst by a child or by someone who is behaving like a child

Full Definition of TANTRUM

:  a fit of bad temper

Examples of TANTRUM

  1. <had a tantrum when he found his little sister using his model paints>

Origin of TANTRUM

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1714


noun tan·trum \ˈtan-trəm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TANTRUM

:  a fit of bad temper


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