Synonyms for conniption fit
- boiling point
- more heat than light
- slow burn
Antonyms for conniption fit
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONNIPTION FIT
It isn't wise to have a conniption fit every time you lose a trick.
On the bank the Wildcat had launched into his third conniption fit.
That dog of yours, Carlyn May, will give Jimmy a conniption fit yet.
She said she almost had a conniption fit but Emma kept hold of her.
Amelia Ramsey would have had a conniption fit if she had known that her precious boy was working out.
“If you don't come away from that window and set on the sofa I shall have a conniption fit,” she said.
One of the lawyers took the horrors, and had to be taken home in a carriage—threw a conniption fit every block!
Now, dont work yourself up into a conniption fit, chuckled Neale.
So dont have a conniption fit right off, because Ive thought it all out and I know just exactly what I can do.
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.