ill-tempered

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ill-tem·pered

(ĭl′tĕm′pərd)
adj.
Having a bad temper; irritable.

ill′-tem′pered·ly adv.

ill-tempered

adj
showing bad temper; irritable
ˌill-ˈtemperedly adv

ill′-tem′pered


adj.
irritable; cranky; disagreeable.
[1600–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ill-tempered - annoyed and irritableill-tempered - annoyed and irritable    
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

ill-tempered

ill-tempered

adjective
Translations

ill-tempered

[ˈɪlˈtempəd] ADJ [person] → de mal genio; [remark, tone etc] → malhumorado

ill-tempered

a. de mal carácter, de mal genio.
References in classic literature ?
Paul frowned ill-temperedly, and began scratching at his arm.
But," said Andrea, ill-temperedly, "by my faith, if it was only to breakfast with you, that you disturbed me, I wish the devil had taken you
The Bull is eternally backing away from Orion's westward advance, while glaring at him ill-temperedly with a bloodshot eye: the orange-red star Aldebaran.