tissy

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English[edit]

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Origination: a play on the word, hissy or hissy fit.

Noun[edit]

tissy (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) A type of behavior, usually when a male acts feminine in a manner of frustration.
    Mark threw a huge tissy when he came in today and saw the mess that was made of his magazines.
    After the laughter that was directed at him after his first tissy-fit, Mark started to tissy for a whole new reason.

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