dummy spit

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Etymology[edit]

From when babies have tantrums, and spit out any dummy that they may be sucking.

Noun[edit]

dummy spit (plural dummy spits)

  1. (idiomatic) The act of overreacting (as an adult) to a situation childishly, in an angry or frustrated manner.
    Did you hear about John's dummy spit over the management changeover?

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