1. (S.Afr.) trouble, ‘backchat’, obstreperous behaviour.
|Theatre Two (1981) 47: I told you not to gooi me any more strop, Bo-bo.Ducktails in Gray|
|Sat. Night at the Palace (1985) 13: So because I want to stuff him up, Carstens has a big shit from the bench. Says I mustn’t cause strop.|
2. a bad temper.
|Happy Like Murderers 326: When Fred got depressed or had a strop on him he grew his hair.|
|Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightdress 64: So off they go, roysh, in a total strop.|