tantrum

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From earlier tanterum. Further etymology Unknown. Possibly from Tamil தந்திரம் ‎(tantiram, strategem, cunning, ruse, tactic, trickery).

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tantrum ‎(plural tantrums)

  1. An often childish display or fit of bad temper.
    Many parents become embarrassed by their children throwing tantrums in public places.
    Baby Shawn threw a tantrum when he was told the bicycle was not his.

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