a storm in a teacup

Definition of a storm in a teacup

British

  1. :  a situation in which people are very angry or upset about something that is not important The whole controversy turned out to be a storm in a teacup.

Word by Word Definitions

stormplay
  1. :  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

  1. :  to blow with violence

    :  to rain, hail, snow, or sleet vigorously

    :  to attack by storm

teacupplay
  1. :  a small cup usually with a handle used with a saucer for hot beverages


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