Definition of tempest noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

tempest

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈtɛmpəst//
 
(formal or literary)
 
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  • a violent storm
  • Idioms
    a tempest in a teapot
     
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    a lot of anger or worry about something that is not important
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: tempest

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