Definition of Tantrum

1. Noun. A display of bad temper. "He made a scene"

Exact synonyms: Conniption, Fit, Scene
Generic synonyms: Bad Temper, Ill Temper



Definition of Tantrum

1. n. A whim, or burst of ill-humor; an affected air.

Definition of Tantrum

1. Noun. An often childish display or fit of bad temper. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tantrum

1. a fit of rage [n -S]

Medical Definition of Tantrum

1. A fit of bad temper, especially in children. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tantrum

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tantric sex
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tantrisms
tantrum (current term)
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tanyard
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tanycyte
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tanzania
tanzanite
tanzanites
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Literary usage of Tantrum

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1. The Irish Sketch Book by William Makepeace Thackeray (1848)
"CHARCOAL SKETCHES THE TRIALS OF TIMOTHY tantrum. THAT'S a tantrum. No difficulty about it, at all. With ordinary discernment, you may tell a tantrum as far ..."

2. Quiz Questions on the History of Medicine by Thomas Lindsley Bradford (1898)
"When some lady had what was known as a crisis, but which was really an hysterical tantrum, she was carried to a room known as the crisis chamber, ..."

3. Quiz Questions on the History of Medicine by Thomas Lindsley Bradford (1898)
"When some lady had what was known as a crisis, but which was really an hysterical tantrum, she was carried to a room known as the crisis chamber, ..."

4. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by The Century Co. (Nueva York) (1892)
"The first to catch the eye is tantrum, who has shot out from the bunch, her gleaming ... Sweeping by the grand stand tantrum opens up a gap of daylight. ..."

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