Definition of spit out the dummy in English:
informal, chiefly Australian Behave in a bad-tempered or petulant way.
- So Warren reacts by spitting the dummy and suing!
- Passed-over internal CEO candidates are well known for spitting the dummy and defecting to a competitor.
- They're so nice about it, and I'm so anxious, that I can't start spitting the dummy down the phone.
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