- n. US A fit of bad temper; a tantrum.
“In a remarkable replay of the early 1990's, the hard-right is throwing an absolute hissy-fit over the fact that a Democrat had the audacity of winning the White House after a decade of Republican mis-management.”
“I was supposed to be at CrossFit at 7pm, but at around 6: 30, the Boy (19 months) decided to throw a nuclear hissy-fit that culminated in him spite-puking on his mother.”
“Oh, how frightening to be threatened with a hissy-fit from Gary Bauer.”
“After all, he was condemned by the Catholic Church for blasphemy and permanently confined to his quarters in an anti-science hissy-fit because of his contention that the earth revolved around the sun rather than vice versa.”
“And there was the great British actress who once threw a hissy-fit over the supposedly already approved photo I had chosen to use of her on a show poster.”
“MP will have a staged hissy-fit, Randy will show his mock indignation then fing about $15M in the general fund to thrwo into this project since it would be such a shame to stop.”
“Or, rather, the authentic tradition is that white supremacists would throw a hissy-fit when faced with civil rights legislation.”
“He has a hissy-fit with his boss and quits in issue 3.”
“Federal resources to meet that challenge would be reduced while tending to Arizona's political hissy-fit over illegal immigration.”
“ESPN's Bill Simmons threw a veritable hissy-fit decrying James 'prime time announcement as "narcissistic" and the equivalent of driving a "pitchfork into the back of Cleveland.”
Looking for tweets for hissy-fit.