n. burst of ill humor; display of temper; ill natured caprice
But throwing empty points against him exactly likes that a teenage girl throws stuffed animals against her bedroom wall during a temper tantrum.
Sentence in Classic:
She hated them so and was so terrified by them that suddenly they began to make her angry and she felt as if she should like to fly into a tantrum herself and frighten him as he was frightening her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett Context
But in spite of everything he did to appease her, she continued to have her tantrums and often he thought she acted like one possessed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context