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: drama, queen
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Fellow triallist Charlie Brooks, who won three meals, said Helen was a drama queen, adding: "I find myself losing my patience.