throw a hissy fit

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
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