hissy

[his-ee]
noun, plural hissies.
Slang. a fit of anger; temper tantrum.
Also called hissy fit.


Origin:
1930–35, Americanism

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hissy fit (ˈhɪsɪ)
 
n
informal a childish temper tantrum

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Example sentences
Those whose books were not so good would throw a hissy fit if you pointed out a misused semicolon.
People should bear the cost of their freely chosen behavior, but shouldn't die because of a doctor's hissy fit.
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