Translation of conniption in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kəˈnɪpʃən/


  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], (fit — of rage) ataque (masculine) de rabia, rabieta (feminine) [colloquial/familiar]; (— of hysteria) ataque (masculine) de histeria; (— of panic) ataque (masculine) de pánico he went into conniptions le dio un ataque de rabia ( or histeria etc) (before noun/delante del nombre) conniption fit ataque (masculine) de rabia ( or histeria etc)

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