Noun. 1. A tantrum, a fit of anger. See 'throw a benny'.
2. A person from the Falkland Islands. A nickname given to islanders by the British army during the Falklands War, and supposedly as they looked like a character called Benny from a British TV soap called Crossroads. 1982

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