Tantrum – meaning of the word and examples

A sudden period of uncontrolled anger like a young child’s. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A fit of bad temper. (Merriam – Webster)

An uncontrolled outburst of anger and frustration, typically in a young child. (Oxford Dictionaries)

If a child has a tantrum, they lose their temper in a noisy and uncontrolled way. If you say that an adult is throwing a tantrum, you are criticising them for losing their temper and acting in a childish way. (Collins Dictionary)


14 Ways to Tame Your Kid’s Tantrums.


Tantrums: why they happen and how to respond.



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