irate


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i·rate

 (ī-rāt′, ī′rāt′)
adj.
Full of or characterized by extreme anger; enraged. See Synonyms at angry.

[Latin īrātus, past participle of īrāscī, to be angry, from īra, anger; see eis- in Indo-European roots.]

i·rate′ly adv.
i·rate′ness n.

irate

(aɪˈreɪt)
adj
1. incensed with anger; furious
2. marked by extreme anger: an irate letter.
[C19: from Latin īrātus enraged, from īrascī to be angry]
iˈrately adv

i•rate

(aɪˈreɪt, ˈaɪ reɪt)

adj.
1. angry; enraged.
2. arising from or characterized by anger: an irate letter.
[1830–40; < Latin īrātus=īr(a) anger, ire + -ātus -ate1]
i•rate′ly, adv.
i•rate′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.irate - feeling or showing extreme anger; "irate protesters"; "ireful words"
angry - feeling or showing anger; "angry at the weather"; "angry customers"; "an angry silence"; "sending angry letters to the papers"

irate

adjective angry, cross, furious, angered, mad (informal), provoked, annoyed, irritated, fuming (informal), choked, pissed (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang), infuriated, incensed, enraged, worked up, exasperated, indignant, pissed off (taboo slang), livid, riled, up in arms, incandescent, hacked off (U.S. slang), piqued, hot under the collar (informal), wrathful, fit to be tied (slang), as black as thunder He was so irate he almost threw me out of the place.

irate

adjective
Full of or marked by extreme anger:
Idioms: fit to be tied, foaming at the mouth, in a rage, in a towering rage.
Translations
غاضِب، مُتَهَيِّج غَضَباً
zlostný
vred
reiîur, æfur
dusmīgsnikns
kızgın öfkeli

irate

[aɪˈreɪt] ADJindignado, furioso
he got very iratese indignó mucho, se puso furioso

irate

[aɪˈreɪt] adjcourroucé(e)

irate

adjzornig; crowdwütend

irate

[aɪˈreɪt] adjirato/a, infuriato/a

irate

(aiˈreit) adjective
angry.
References in classic literature ?
and he searched my face with eyes that I saw were dark, irate, and piercing.
As soon as Billy could sit in a highchair or an ordinary packing box on the floor, she kept him with her while she went about her different tasks, cooing and laughing with him as she worked, but when he needed attention she could disregard calling dishes, chickens, half-churned butter, unfinished ironing, unmilked cows or an irate husband with a placidity that was worthy of the old Greek gods.
I felt a liking for him and a compassion for him as he put his little kit in his pocket--and with it his desire to stay a little while with Caddy--and went away good-humouredly to his cold mutton and his school at Kensington, that made me scarcely less irate with his father than the censorious old lady.
I agree heartily with her disgust at the epithets employed in her hearing, and towards an invalid, by the irate skipper.
But, when I had paid for about a dozen chickens that he had killed; and had dragged him, growling and kicking, by the scruff of his neck, out of a hundred and fourteen street fights; and had had a dead cat brought round for my inspection by an irate female, who called me a murderer; and had been summoned by the man next door but one for having a ferocious dog at large, that had kept him pinned up in his own tool-shed, afraid to venture his nose outside the door for over two hours on a cold night; and had learned that the gardener, unknown to myself, had won thirty shillings by backing him to kill rats against time, then I began to think that maybe they'd let him remain on earth for a bit longer, after all.
My husband had to pass an irate lady every afternoon last session who said nothing else, I imagine.
I never saw him irate except when David was still sceptical, but then he would say quite warningly "He says it is true, so it must be true.
Thus, the pair of lovers could be jarred apart by misunderstood motives, by accident of fate, by jealous rivals, by irate parents, by crafty guardians, by scheming relatives, and so forth and so forth; they could be reunited by a brave deed of the man lover, by a similar deed of the woman lover, by change of heart in one lover or the other, by forced confession of crafty guardian, scheming relative, or jealous rival, by voluntary confession of same, by discovery of some unguessed secret, by lover storming girl's heart, by lover making long and noble self-sacrifice, and so on, endlessly.
He was a sneak and a thief, a mischief-maker, a fomenter of trouble; and irate squaws told him to his face, the while he eyed them alert and ready to dodge any quick-flung missile, that he was a wolf and worthless and bound to come to an evil end.
They all went as meekly as sheep; the small lads fled from the house precipitately, but the three elder ones only retired to the next room, and remained there hoping for a chance to explain and apologise, and so appease the irate young lady, who had suddenly turned the tables and clattered them about their ears.
He locked with Nelson in the cockpit of the Reindeer, and in the mix-up barely escaped being brained by an iron bar wielded by irate French Frank--irate because a two-handed man had attacked a one- handed man.
Geoffrey took a turn on the terrace--considered a little--stopped--and looked at the porch under which the irate widow had disappeared from his view.