have/throw/pitch a tantrum
Definition of have/throw/pitch a tantrum
—used to mean a child has an angry outburst or someone who is not a child gets very angry and upset and behaves like a child When he doesn't get his way, he throws a tantrum.
Word by Word Definitions
: a black or dark viscous substance obtained as a residue in the distillation of organic materials and especially tars
: any of various bituminous substances
: resin obtained from various conifers and often used medicinally
: to cover, smear, or treat with or as if with pitch
: to erect and fix firmly in place
: to throw usually with a particular objective or toward a particular point : such as
: to throw (a baseball) to a batter
: degree of slope : rake
: the distance between any of various things: such as
: a fit of bad temper
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