drama queen


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drama queen

A person (usually a woman, though not always) who is given to exaggerated, disproportionate emotional reactions to relatively minor events or situations. Since I was an only child, my mother tended to be a bit of a drama queen about anything happening in my life. Ah, don't be such a drama queen, Tom, they're not going to fire you for a simple mistake like that.
See also: queen
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Owned by Willie Neville, Drama Queen Miss is a half-sister to seven or eight winners, according to her trainer, and she will contest a maiden hurdle next time, possibly at Cork.
David Haye is a drama queen and I don't know why more attention is being given to a drama queen but the show must go on," said Chisora.
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The drama queen was on offer at around the evens mark, but not every housemate was able to nominate two others.
But rather than walk out with her dignity partially intact, the tiny drama queen ran to the loo and shut herself in, screaming hysterically.
Jennifer, in spite of her love for books and her nobody status, is still a teenage drama queen in that she calls her eccentric and unhappy mother "Jocasta" and every small event is either "mega wonderful" or "mega-embarrassing.
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Serena, who takes on Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska in the ladies' final on Saturday as she aims for a fifth title at the All England Club and 14th Grand Slam, slammed former Wimbledon champion Virginia Wade for branding Murray as a drama queen.
But he was also a diving, gurning, playacting drama queen.
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