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Definition of ill-tempered adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ill-tempered

 adjective
adjective
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
(formal) Anger
 
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angry and rude or irritated, especially when this seems unreasonable There were some ill-tempered exchanges during the committee meeting. See related entries: Anger
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ill-tempered