throw a wobbler

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throw a wobbler

To suddenly become very upset or intensely angry and make a big display of it. John threw a wobbler at work after the boss criticized his report. Needless to say, he won't be coming back in on Monday.
See also: throw, wobbler

throw a wobbly

To suddenly become very upset or intensely angry and make a big display of it. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. John threw a wobbly at work after the boss criticized his report. Needless to say, he won't be welcome back in the office on Monday.
See also: throw, wobbly