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English definition of “have a strop on”

have a strop on

informal
to be in a bad mood: Why have you got such a strop on - what's happened?Moods
(Definition of have a strop on from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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