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tantrum

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noun tan·trum \ˈtan-trəm\

Simple Definition of tantrum

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tantrum

  1. :  a fit of bad temper

Examples of tantrum in a sentence

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



Origin of tantrum

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1714



TANTRUM Defined for Kids

tantrum

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noun tan·trum \ˈtan-trəm\

Definition of tantrum for Students

  1. :  an outburst of bad temper




Medical Dictionary

tantrum

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noun tan·trum \ˈtan-trəm\

Medical Definition of tantrum

  1. :  a fit of bad temper





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