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

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Foul-tempered Andrews, 39, stabbed 25-year-old Lee 37 times in December, 2006, then cried crocodile tears while blaming a "road rage attacker".
It's impossible not to feel a pang of protective sympathy as Blunkett remains blissfully unaware that he is being mocked by everyone around him, from his foul-tempered adviser to the delightful Ms Quinn herself (Victoria Hamilton).
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WING-FORWARD Patrick Harte pointed the way as Ballina made it to the AIB All-Ireland club football after a foul-tempered encounter at Pearse Stadium.
Only last week Jade, aka Miss Piggy, was the most hated bint in Britain - loud-mouthed, thick, emotional, irritating, booze-fuelled and foul-tempered.
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A FOUL-TEMPERED councillor has been banned from attending official functions amid claims he threw food at bar staff after being refused more booze.
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