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Synonyms of temper in English:


  • 1 Drew had walked out in a temper
    fit of rage, rage, fury, fit of bad/ill temper, bad temper, tantrum, passion, paroxysm;
    fit of pique, bad mood, mood, pet, sulk
    informalgrump, huff, snit
    British informalstrop, paddy
    British informal, , datedbate, wax, skid
    North American informalblowout, hissy fit
    archaicpaddywhack, miff
  • 3 she struggled to keep her temper
  • 4 he was of a placid temper
    mood, frame of mind, cast of mind, habit of mind, attitude
    archaichumour, grain
  • Phrases

    lose one's temper

    suddenly, Maria lost her temper
    become very angry, fly into a rage, explode, blow up, erupt, lose control, go berserk, breathe fire, begin to rant and rave, flare up, boil over
    informalgo mad, go crazy, go wild, go bananas, have a fit, see red, fly off the handle, blow one's top, blow a fuse, blow a gasket, do one's nut, hit the roof, go through the roof, go up the wall, go off the deep end, lose one's cool, go ape, flip, flip one's lid, lose one's rag, lose it, freak out, be fit to be tied, be foaming at the mouth, burst a blood vessel, get one's dander up, go non-linear
    British informalgo spare, go crackers, throw a wobbly, get one's knickers in a twist
    North American informalflip one's wig
    Australian/New Zealand informalgo crook
    vulgar slanggo apeshit


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  • 1 the steel is tempered by heat treatment
    harden, strengthen, toughen, fortify
  • 2 their idealism is tempered with realism
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