shit fit


variants or less commonly shit-fit or shitfit
plural shit fits also shit-fits or shitfits
vulgar : an instance of bad temper : an angry outburst
And parenting expert Kate Orson says that, in her experience, 'shit fits' are not just for kids: 'Tantrums are a good thing—they're nature's way of releasing stress and tension. …'Rhiannon Evans
usually singular
I gotta go home or my mom'll have a shit fit.Robert J. Levy
Record stores now get their appeal from carrying secondhand records, something the industry used to have a regular shit fit about.Steve Albini

Word History

First Known Use

1957, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shit fit was in 1957

Dictionary Entries Near shit fit

Cite this Entry

“Shit fit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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