Amelia Ramsey would have had a conniption fit if she had known that her precious boy was working out.
That dog of yours, Carlyn May, will give Jimmy a conniption fit yet.
On the bank the Wildcat had launched into his third conniption fit.
She said she almost had a conniption fit but Emma kept hold of her.
So dont have a conniption fit right off, because Ive thought it all out and I know just exactly what I can do.
“If you don't come away from that window and set on the sofa I shall have a conniption fit,” she said.
It isn't wise to have a conniption fit every time you lose a trick.
One of the lawyers took the horrors, and had to be taken home in a carriage—threw a conniption fit every block!
Other men have been in love beforeor thought they wasand it aint given em a conniption fit.
Jim Barlow would have a conniption fit if he ever knew what Aurora Blank had said.
1833, American English, origin uncertain; perhaps related to corruption, which was used in a sense of "anger" from 1799, or from English dialectal canapshus "ill-tempered, captious," probably a corruption of captious.
A violent tantrum; hysterics; Catfit, duck-fit: Please don't throw a conniption fit over the news
[first form 1833+, second 1848+; origin unknown; the later term catnip fit is a stab at folk etymology]