vb. (context idiomatic English) To become angry, enraged, or upset; to act or react with an outburst, as by shouting, swearing, etc.
v. get very angry and fly into a rage; "The professor combusted when the student didn't know the answer to a very elementary question"; "Spam makes me go ballistic" [syn: flip one's lid, blow up, hit the roof, hit the ceiling, have kittens, have a fit, combust, blow one's stack, fly off the handle, flip one's wig, lose one's temper, blow a fuse, go ballistic]
Usage examples of "throw a fit".
Well, look, I dont throw a fit when a human copy editor sends me back a manuscript with corrections in every line.
If I as much as clapped my hands at it to induce a color-change tropism, the boss would throw a fit.
What happened today pros that I got so furious that if I couldn't go conjure a private world, I'd've had to scream and smash things and generally throw a fit.
Skeeter figured it beat having some uptime type throw a fit in the real downtime Denver, were more modern attitudes publicly and forcefully expressed would get a tourist into hot water fast.