(n.) = tantrum ; temper tantrum. Ex: Blatant prima donna behavior is becoming less acceptable in America, but at most Italian theaters, being nice will not win opera singers half the respect of a good tantrum. Ex: Temper tantrums and other fits of anger erode not only people's respect for you, but also your own self-respect. ---- * dar una rabieta = throw + a tantrum. * de rabieta = tantrum-pitched. * tener una rabieta = throw + a fit.