bad-tempered


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bad-tempered

adj
angry, irritable, or ungracious
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Adj.1.bad-tempered - annoyed and irritablebad-tempered - annoyed and irritable    
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

bad-tempered

bad-tempered

adjective
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bad-tempered

[ˈbædˈtempəd] ADJ [person] (temporarily) → de mal humor; (permanently) → de mal genio, de mal carácter; [argument] → fuerte; [tone etc] → áspero, malhumorado

bad-tempered

adjschlecht gelaunt attr, → übellaunig; to be bad-temperedschlechte Laune haben; (as characteristic) → ein übellauniger Mensch sein

bad-tempered

[ˌbædˈtɛmpəd] adjirascibile, irritabile; (look) → antipatico/a

bad-tempered

مُتَعَكِّر الـمِزاج nevrlý pirrelig übellaunig κακότροπος de mal genio, malhumorado pahantuulinen avoir mauvais caractère mrzovoljan irritabile 機嫌の悪い 기분이 상한 slechtgehumeurd i dårlig humør wybuchowy mal humorado раздражительный på dåligt humör อารมณ์เสีย huysuz dễ nổi cáu 脾气不好
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The cook was bad-tempered, the old coachman was deaf, and Esther the only one who ever took any notice of the young lady.
Hark ye,' said the father, `a bad-tempered man will never make a good-tempered horse.
You are foolish, Jim, utterly foolish; a bad-tempered boy, that is all.
Suppose that a man is irritable when vexed: he is not even spoken of as a bad-tempered man, when in such circumstances he loses his temper somewhat, but rather is said to be affected.
He is here,' said Kim, hitting a bad-tempered camel on the nose.
The fellow is rather stupid and rather bad-tempered.
Presently she would re- appear, leading by the hand a man, gross and un- wieldy like a hippopotamus, with a bad-tempered, surly face.
It is no doubt highly delightful to have to do with a person who grins one moment about nothing at all, and snivels the next for precisely the same cause, and who then giggles, and then sulks, and who is rude, and affectionate, and bad-tempered, and jolly, and boisterous, and silent, and passionate, and cold, and stand-offish, and flopping, all in one minute (mind, I don't say this.
I don't approve," he says, fierce, "of folks keeping great, fat, ugly, bad-tempered yellow dogs that are a nuisance to all.
Some of my readers may remember a little book from her pen, published in Paris, a mystically bad-tempered, declamatory, and frightfully disconnected piece of writing, in which she all but admits the foreknowledge, more than hints at its supernatural origin, and plainly suggests in venomous innuendoes that the guilt of the act was not with the terrorists, but with a palace intrigue.
Already, at three o'clock, Kezia, the good-hearted, bad-tempered housemaid, who regarded all people that came to the sale as her personal enemies, the dirt on whose feet was of a peculiarly vile quality, had begun to scrub and swill with an energy much assisted by a continual low muttering against "folks as came to buy up other folk's things," and made light of "scrazing" the tops of mahogany tables over which better folks than themselves had had to--suffer a waste of tissue through evaporation.
Grandma 79mins 15 WHILE enjoying being 17, Slade (Julia Garner) falls pregnant and rather than risk the wrath of her mum, approaches her bad-tempered gran (Lily Tomlin) for the PS400 needed for a termination.