Ill-tempered synonyms

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(Figuratively, said about the sky or the sea) Dark and stormy, menacing.
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Expressing a complaint or grievance; grumbling:
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Of or pertaining to something containing or consisting of bile.
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Capriciously stubborn or eccentric; perverse.
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Sensitive to touch; easily irritated, as a part of the body
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Note: Cantankerous is generally used to describe an unpleasant elderly person in a slightly pejorative manner. However, the term can be used to people in general, livestock, and machinery as well.
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In an ill humor; bad-tempered; peevish
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Alternative spelling of bad-tempered.
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Crabbed; difficult, or perplexing.
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Having a bad disposition; peevish.
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Unhappy, dissatisfied and/or irritable, a word which is particularly applied to babies and children or adults who are acting childishly.
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Characterized by or resulting from anger.
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Irritated, impatient, or exasperated; peevish:
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(Informal) Rapid and without delay.
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Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome.
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Involving interchange; reciprocal.
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Marked by quarreling.
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Gloomy or somber in tone, color, or portent:
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Curling or tending to curl
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(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
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The definition of sour is something with an acidic taste, or someone who is resentful or angry.
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(Obsolete) Arrogant; domineering.
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Simple past tense and past participle of annoy
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In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy
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Spiteful; nasty:
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Expressive of a mood, especially a sullen or gloomy mood:
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Offensive in taste or smell; nauseating
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Easily aroused to anger.
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Difficult to understand; complicated.
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Unable to relax; fidgety or restless
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Showing ill humor or impatience, as a glance or remark
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Likely to snap or bite, as a dog.
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Bad-tempered; snappish
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Having or showing a bad temper
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Paying great or excessive attention to personal tastes and appearance; fastidious:
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Showing resentment or dissatisfaction by petulant or peevish withdrawal
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Find another word for ill-tempered. In this page you can discover 42 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ill-tempered, like: angry, querulous, bilious, crotchety, touchy, cantankerous, irritable, bad-tempered, crabby, cranky and dour.