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crying jag

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crying jag

noun phrase

A fit of uncontrollable weeping, often accompanying drunkenness: Florence got regular crying jags, and the men sought to cheer and comfort her (1904+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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  • A number of the brothers were hilarious; a few had drunk too much and were sick; one had a "crying jag."

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