Definition of a storm in a teacup
- The whole controversy turned out to be a storm in a teacup.
: a disturbance of the atmosphere marked by wind and usually by rain, snow, hail, sleet, or thunder and lightning
: a heavy fall of rain, snow, or hail
: wind having a speed of 64 to 72 miles (103 to 117 kilometers) per hour
: to blow with violence
: to rain, hail, snow, or sleet vigorously
: to attack by storm
: a small cup usually with a handle used with a saucer for hot beverages
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