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a hissy fit

An outburst of rage, frustration, or ill temper. My mom's going to have a hissy fit when she sees what happened to the car! I was so embarrassed when Danny started having a hissy fit in the grocery store.
See also: fit, hissy

a hissy

An outburst of rage, frustration, or ill temper. My mom's going to have a hissy when she sees what happened to the car! I was so embarrassed when Danny started having a hissy in the grocery store.
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throw a hissy fit

To become very or unreasonably angry or upset; to have an outburst of rage, frustration, or ill temper. My mom's going to throw a hissy fit when she sees what happened to the car! I was so embarrassed when Danny started throwing a hissy fit in the grocery store.
See also: fit, hissy, throw

throw a hissy

To become very or unreasonably angry or upset; to have an outburst of rage, frustration, or ill temper. My mom's going to throw a hissy when she sees what happened to the car! I was so embarrassed when Danny started throwing a hissy in the grocery store.
See also: hissy, throw

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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"But when people said they wouldn't move she had a hissy fit and started screaming during the film and then refused to move.
PEOPLE with a phobia about snakes were able to sleep soundly last night after Missy Hissy was found five days after disappearing.
Sir Elton John is third for his hissy fits and acid tongue - accusing Madonna of miming on stage.
One rider threw what could only be termed a hissy fit when he picked himself up and realized that the mount that had thrown him had also trampled his hat for good measure.
Patrick Buchanan's shining moment came with the "hissy fit" thrown by the Republican Establishment after his victory in New Hampshire.
When Hadley posted a petulant tweet during the summer declaring that he had left the band, fans suspected he had thrown a hissy fit and would soon come round.
Ex-Justice Minister Michael McDowell claimed Mr Ross clapped at the meeting when Attorney General Maire Whelan's new role at the Court of Appeal was rubber-stamped before throwing a "hissy fit" and trying to block it.
His "very close friend" saying he wants to quit Real Madrid is either a very cynical move - or a supreme hissy fit.
The world champion - who trails rival Nico Rosberg by 33 points and needs his team-mate to slip up if he is to have any chance of a fourth world title - threw a hissy fit at the Japanese Grand Prix two weeks ago and declared he would severely restrict his media work.
Firstly he threw a hissy fit when besotted Cumberbitches kept filming him on their iPhones during previews.
Baldasaro, a Republican, threw a hissy fit earlier this month after learning that photos of his recent wedding that were posted on Facebook weren't just for the viewing of his friends.
HE came, he saw, he ate a few nasties without having a hissy fit, he wiped the floor with The Only Way Is Essex "star" Mark Wright (who?) ...
* HISSY FIT: One of the creatures to avoid There is also a whole array of creepers, crawlers and slitherers to be wary of, if not avoided altogether.
But the Italians have introduced the word 'cassanata' - meaning tantrum - after Antonio Cassano, the former Roma striker who is known for his hissy fits.