quick-tempered

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quick-tem·pered

(kwĭk′tĕm′pərd)
adj.
Easily aroused to anger.

quick-tempered

adj
readily roused to anger; irascible

quick′-tem′pered



adj.
easily angered; touchy.
[1820–30]
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Adj.1.quick-tempered - quickly aroused to anger; "a hotheaded commander"
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

quick-tempered

adjective hot-tempered, fiery, irritable, impatient, impulsive, excitable, petulant, irascible, cantankerous, tetchy, ratty (Brit. & N.Z. informal), testy, quarrelsome, waspish, choleric, splenetic, shrewish They are wonderful people, but very quick-tempered.
cool, placid, dispassionate, phlegmatic, tolerant, slow to anger

quick-tempered

adjective
Translations

quick-tempered

[ˈkwɪkˈtempəd] ADJde genio vivo, irascible

quick-tempered

[ˌkwɪkˈtɛmpəd] adjche si arrabbia facilmente

quick

(kwik) adjective
1. done, said, finished etc in a short time. a quick trip into town.
2. moving, or able to move, with speed. He's a very quick walker; I made a grab at the dog, but it was too quick for me.
3. doing something, able to do something, or done, without delay; prompt; lively. He is always quick to help; a quick answer; He's very quick at arithmetic.
adverb
quickly. quick-frozen food.
ˈquickly adverb
ˈquicken verb
to make or become quicker. He quickened his pace.
ˈquickness noun
ˈquicklime noun
lime which has not been mixed with water.
ˈquicksands noun plural
(an area of) loose, wet sand that sucks in anyone or anything that stands on it.
ˈquicksilver noun
mercury.
ˌquick-ˈtempered adjective
easily made angry.
ˌquick-ˈwitted adjective
thinking very quickly. a quick-witted policeman.
ˌquick-ˈwittedly adverb
ˌquick-ˈwittedness noun