in a snit


US, informal
: in a very annoyed and angry state usually because of something minor
He left in a snit when they told him he'd have to wait another hour.
She got in a snit when she found out he was late.

Examples of in a snit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sure, the outrages are outrageous, and shiny, and get people on both sides of the aisle in a snit. John Archibald |, al, 26 Feb. 2023 Biden has already recommitted to the Paris climate accord, from which Trump pulled out, rejoined the World Health Organization, which Trump quit in a snit over its handling of the coronavirus; and begun revitalizing alliances and international organizations weakened by Trump’s rejection. Susan B. Glasser, The New Yorker, 8 Apr. 2021

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“In a snit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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