slow burn

A gradually increasing feeling of anger or frustration.

In the ninth inning of a game with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Johnny Temple, Cincinnati Redleg second baseman, let a hot grounder sizzle through his legs, looked up to see the Scoreboard flash "error" and began a slow burn.

Ant: hot temper, outburst

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