There's the "finale" we should be seeking after the broken crockery from the Tea Party tantrum is cleared away.
A tantrum that does not yield the desired result has catastrophic consequences.
Cee-Lo squalls—in effect, throwing a tantrum, the perfect cherry on top of a song titled “Fuck You.”
A child operating behind the threat of a tantrum will begin by crying softly.
Thus any child considering the tantrum will keep his cards close to his chest.
Before they had gone very far, Amelia Anabelle had a tantrum which added greatly to the fun.
Because, before you went into any tantrum about yourself, who are—'
Her rebellion against fate meant nothing more to him than a tantrum to be curbed.
But Brother Archangias, still holding his cards, flew into a tantrum: 'Oh!
By-the-bye, there is no better way of stopping a tantrum than quietly to divert the child's attention to something else.
1714, originally colloquial, of unknown origin.
tantrum tan·trum (tān'trəm)
A fit of bad temper.