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Definition of fuse



  • a metaphorical term for a person's temper. A person with a short fuse is quick to anger.

    From explosives with fuses. The shorter the fuse, the faster the explosive blows up.

    Last edited on Jun 02 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jun 02 2010.

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Definitions include: to lose one's temper.
Definitions include: See short fuse.
Definitions include: a short temper.

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