Part of speech:
(Informal) Rapid and without delay.
Having a bad temper; irritable.
Showing a readiness to fight or quarrel
Querulous or discontented.
In an ill humor; bad-tempered; peevish
(Chiefly New England & Midland US) Inflamed and painful:
Having a fiery temper; easily made angry
Feeling or showing restless eagerness to do something, go somewhere, etc.
The definition of irate is being extremely angry.
Showing or expressing strong emotion; ardent:
Easily aroused to anger.
Likely to snap or bite, as a dog.
Difficult to handle:
Difficult to understand; complicated.
(Archaic) Causing harm; unfavorable
In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy
Surly and peevish; cranky.
The definition of nasty is something that is very dirty, unpleasant or offensive.
The definition of surly is someone who is bad-tempered, or something that is threatening such as poor weather.
Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome.
(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
Having or showing a bad temper
Having a tendency to lose one's temper; easily or quickly angered
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