jump to other results
tempestnoun (formal or literary)Idioms
a violent storm 大风暴；暴风雨；暴风雪
Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French tempeste, from Latin tempestas ‘season, weather, storm’, from tempus ‘time, season’.
The screaming tempest whipped into the house, hurling furniture across the room. 尖叫的暴风雨冲进房子，把家具扔进房间。
a tempest in a teapot (North American English)
(British English a storm in a teacup)
a lot of anger or worry about something that is not important 茶杯里的风暴；大惊小怪；小题大做