Adjective "Short-Tempered" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌʃɔːtˈtɛmpəd/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Quick to lose one's temper.
  1. 'They are short-tempered, resent authority, and have difficulty dealing with criticism.'
  2. 'Sure, he was often short-tempered and angry, but this time it was something different.'
  3. 'I had to admit that I was starting to love that smirk but I was growing short-tempered and impatient.'

Definitions

adjective

1. having a quick, hasty temper; irascible.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be short-tempered at times."

"people can be short-tempered."

"sons can be short-tempered."

"reverends can be short-tempered."

"republicans can be short-tempered."

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Origin

(short-tempered)