Examples of tantrum in a Sentence
had a tantrum when he found his little sister using his model paints
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After being voted out of the mock city council, Miller threw a tantrum, flipping over a table and shouting ‘
The lower-key approaches to parenting in France and Holland seem appealing; less supervision, less homework, and more sleep supposedly mean fewer tantrums and happier kids.
Rogues often try to appear as crazy as mad hatters — sometimes defined by issuing threats, throwing temper tantrums, saying outrageous things, dressing weirdly, or acting peculiarly.
Wimbledon is known for rain stopping play, strawberries and cream, and the occasional on-court tantrum.
The fallout was significant enough to earn a sobriquet in the financial markets: the taper tantrum.
Dottie wasn’t someone to throw a team under the bus for the sake of appeasing a glorified on-field temper tantrum.
Officers learned there were two sisters in a backyard arguing about pizza and an eight-year-old child was having a tantrum.
Indie-pop's Fitz and the Tantrums find a pleasantly funky groove on an optimistic breakout song.
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Origin and Etymology of tantrum
First Known Use: 1714See Words from the same year
Synonymsblowup, explosion, fireworks, fit, hissy [chiefly Southern & southern Midland], hissy fit, huff, scene
Related Wordseruption, flare-up, outburst, storm, uproar; agitation, delirium, distraction, frenzy, furor, furore, fury, hysteria, rage, rampage; convulsion (s), paroxysm, seizure, spasm, upheaval; angriness, choler, indignation, irateness, ire, lividity, lividness, spleen, wrath, wrathfulness; reaction, rise; dander, temper; grouch, hump [British], pet, pouts, snit, sulk (s), sulkiness, sullenness
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