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adj. an·gri·er, an·gri·est
1. Feeling or showing anger; incensed or enraged: angry at my boss; angry with her.
2. Indicative of or resulting from anger: an angry silence.
3. Having a menacing aspect; threatening: angry clouds on the horizon.
4. Chiefly New England & Midland US Inflamed and painful: an angry sore.

[Middle English angri, from anger, anger; see anger.]

an′gri·ly adv.
an′gri·ness n.
Synonyms: angry, furious, indignant, irate, ireful, mad, wrathful
These adjectives mean feeling or showing marked displeasure: an angry retort; a furious scowl; an indignant denial; irate protesters; ireful words; mad at a friend; a wrathful tyrant.
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adj, -grier or -griest
1. feeling or expressing annoyance, animosity, or resentment; enraged
2. suggestive of anger: angry clouds.
3. (Medicine) severely inflamed: an angry sore.
ˈangrily adv
Usage: It was formerly considered incorrect to talk about being angry at a person, but this use is now acceptable
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(ˈæŋ gri)

adj. -gri•er, -gri•est.
1. feeling anger or strong resentment: to be angry at the dean; to be angry about the insult.
2. expressing, caused by, or characterized by anger; wrathful: angry words.
3. Chiefly New Eng. and Midland U.S. inflamed, as a sore.
4. exhibiting characteristics associated with anger or danger: an angry sea.
[1275–1325; see anger]
an′gri•ly, adv.
an′gri•ness, n.
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- Describing a wound or sore that is red and inflamed.
See also related terms for sore.
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Angry is normally used to talk about someone's mood or feelings on a particular occasion. If someone is often angry, you can describe them as bad-tempered.

Are you angry with me for some reason?
She's a bad-tempered young lady.

If someone is very angry, you can describe them as furious.

Senior police officers are furious at the blunder.

If they are less angry, you can describe them as annoyed or irritated.

The Premier looked annoyed but calm.
...a man irritated by the barking of his neighbour's dog.

Typically, someone is irritated by something because it happens constantly or continually. If someone is often irritated, you can describe them as irritable.

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.angry - feeling or showing angerangry - feeling or showing anger; "angry at the weather"; "angry customers"; "an angry silence"; "sending angry letters to the papers"
unangry - not angry
2.angry - (of the elements) as if showing violent angerangry - (of the elements) as if showing violent anger; "angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea"
stormy - (especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion; "a stormy day"; "wide and stormy seas"
3.angry - severely inflamed and painfulangry - severely inflamed and painful; "an angry sore"
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
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2. inflamed, severe, painful, nasty, swollen, sore He had two angry cuts across his forehead.
3. threatening, forbidding, grim, menacing, sinister, ominous, baleful, inauspicious Under the angry red sky he ran, into the thickening darkness.
"When angry, count four; when very angry, swear" [Mark Twain Pudd'nhead Wilson]
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Feeling or showing anger:
Informal: sore.
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أحْمَر، مُلْتَهِب، مُتَوَرِّمغَاضِبغاضِب
tức giận


[ˈæŋgrɪ] ADJ (angrier (compar) (angriest (superl)))
1. (= cross) [person] → enfadado (Sp), enojado (LAm); [voice] → de enfado (Sp), de enojo (LAm); [letter, reply] → airado
to be angryestar enfadado (with con) he was very angryestaba muy enfadado
you won't be angry, will you?no te vas a enfadar or (LAm) enojar ¿verdad?
to be angry about or at sthestar enfadado por algo
he was very angry about or at being dismissedestaba furioso porque lo habían despedido
to get angryenfadarse (Sp), enojarse (LAm)
she gave me an angry lookme miró enfadada
your father looks very angrytu padre parece estar muy enfadado
this sort of thing makes me angryestas cosas me sacan de quicio
don't make me angry!¡no me hagas enfadar!
there were angry scenes when it was announced thathubo escenas airadas cuando se anunció que ...
angry young man (Brit) → joven m airado
2. (liter) [sky] → tormentoso, borrascoso; [sea] → bravo
3. (Med) [wound, rash] → inflamado
the blow left an angry mark on his foreheadel golpe dejó una marca de un rojo encendido en su frente
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[ˈæŋgri] adj
(= annoyed) [person] → en colère; [mob, crowd] → en colère; [response, reaction, protest] → furieux/euse; [letter, exchange] → vibrant(e) de colère; [face, voice] → furieux/euse
He looks very angry → Il a l'air très en colère.
angry scenes
There were angry scenes outside the courthouse → Il y a eu des explosions de colère à l'extérieur du tribunal.
to be angry with sb → être en colère contre qn
Mum's really angry with you → Maman est vraiment en colère contre toi.
to be angry with sb for doing sth → en vouloir à qn de faire qch
to be angry with o.s. → être en colère contre soi-même
to be angry with o.s. for doing sth → s'en vouloir de faire qch
to be angry about sth, to be angry at sth → être furieux/euse de qch
to get angry → se fâcher, se mettre en colère
to get angry with sb → se mettre en colère contre qn
to get angry with o.s. → se mettre en colère contre soi-même
to make sb angry → mettre qn en colère
to give sb an angry look → lancer un regard furieux à qn
(= red and painful) [wound, rash, spot] → vilain(e)
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adj (+er)
zornig, ungehalten (geh); letter, lookzornig, wütend; animalwütend; to be angrywütend or böse or verärgert sein; to be angry with or at somebodyjdm or auf jdn or mit jdm böse sein, über jdn verärgert sein; to be angry at or about somethingsich über etw (acc)ärgern; to get angry (with or at somebody/about something) (→ mit jdm/über etw acc) → böse werden; you’re not angry (with me), are you?du bist (mir) doch nicht böse(, oder)?; to be angry with oneselfsich über sich (acc)selbst ärgern, sich (dat)selbst böse sein, über sich (acc)selbst verärgert sein; to make somebody angry (stressing action) → jdn ärgern; (stressing result) → jdn verärgern; it makes me so angryes ärgert mich furchtbar, es macht mich so wütend or böse; angry young manRebell m, → Angry Young Man m (geh)
(fig) seaaufgewühlt; sky, cloudsbedrohlich, finster; the sky was an angry purpleder Himmel war bedrohlich violett
(= inflamed) woundentzündet, böse; an angry redhochrot
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[ˈæŋgrɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (gen) → arrabbiato/a, furioso/a; (annoyed) → irritato/a; (wound) → infiammato/a; (sky) → minaccioso/a
to be angry with sb/about or at sth → essere arrabbiato/a or in collera con qn/per qc
to get angry → arrabbiarsi
to make sb angry → far arrabbiare qn
you won't be angry, will you? → non ti arrabbi, vero?
he was angry at being treated so badly → era arrabbiato perché lo avevano trattato così male
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(ˈӕŋgə) noun
a violent, bitter feeling (against someone or something). He was filled with anger about the way he had been treated.
to make someone angry. His words angered her very much.
ˈangry adjective
1. feeling or showing anger. He was so angry that he was unable to speak; angry words; She is angry with him; The sky looks angry – it is going to rain.
2. red and sore-looking. He has an angry cut over his left eye.
ˈangrily adverb

angry at something: We were angry at the delay .
angry with someone: He is angry with his sister .
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غَاضِب rozzlobený vred wütend θυμωμένος enfadado vihainen en colère ljut arrabbiato 怒った 화난 boos sint zły com raiva, zangado сердитый arg โกรธ kızgın tức giận 愤怒的
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adj enojado; to get — enojarse, enfadarse
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References in classic literature ?
The Nome King was in an angry mood, and at such times he was very disagreeable.
First, to be too sensible of hurt; for no man is angry, that feels not himself hurt; and therefore tender and delicate persons must needs be oft angry; they have so many things to trouble them, which more robust natures have little sense of.
"There is no danger of my growling, for I am not angry. Only when angry do I utter my fearful, ear-splitting, soul-shuddering growl.
I cannot say if John would have approved of our pace, but Joe and I were both of one mind, and so angry that we could not have gone slower.
At first Tara of Helium was angry, then she was hurt, and always she was puzzled.
As for yourself, the blessed gods are not yet so bitterly angry with you but that the princes and counsellors of the Trojans shall again raise the dust upon the plain, and you shall see them flying from the ships and tents towards their city."
She could almost be angry herself at such angry incivility; but she checked the resentful sensation; she remembered her own ignorance.
He looked across at Penelope, but the angry flash in his eyes was met by an even brighter light in her own.
And if the world perceives that what we are saying about him is the truth, will they be angry with philosophy?
The bull was very angry. With its fore-legs it pawed the sand of the arena till the dust rose all about it.
Is he--" The leaves began to flutter in her trembling fingers--"is he angry with me?"
"You must not be angry with me," I continued, "for making such a proposal.