A conniption fit - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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An outburst of rage, frustration, or ill temper. My mom's going to have a conniption fit when she sees what happened to the car! I was so embarrassed when Danny started having a conniption fit in the grocery store.
conniption (fit) (kəˈnɪpʃən...)
n. a burst of anger; a spaz. He had a conniption fit over the question of my marriage to Fred.
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The marshals, cleared of wrongdoing in May, shot Alpizar because he suffered a conniption fit
linked to his bipolar disorder.
The right wing of his party would have had a conniption fit
(because) they are so upset with him at his other decisions recently.
Suspended in varying degrees of mastication, they all waited expectantly for my mother to take a conniption fit