foul-tempered

foul-tempered

adj
frequently and unnecessarily sullen or angry
Translations

foul-tempered

[ˈfaʊlˈtempəd] ADJ to be foul-tempered (habitually) → tener un genio de mil demonios; (on one occasion) → estar de mal humor, estar de un humor de perros

foul-tempered

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