hissy

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hissy (fit)

Rur. a tantrum. (Often with throw. Probably refers to an angry, hissing cat.) Jane practically has a hissy fit every time she gets a run in her nylons. The boss is really mad today. It's just one hissy fit after another.
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On the flip side, Ride Snowboards courted criticism from the snowboarding community and earned a Hissie for distributing homophobic banners and stickers at a 2004 trade show that read, "The worst thing about riding a Burton is telling your friend you're gay.
The failure of the Kansas court system to apply state laws to treat gay people equally earns it a Hissie.