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Definition of anger verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

anger

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they anger
BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡər//
 
he / she / it angers
BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡərz//
 
past simple angered
BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡərd//
 
past participle angered
BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡərd//
 
-ing form angering
BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡərɪŋ//
 
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[often passive] anger somebody to make somebody angry The question clearly angered him. She was angered by their selfishness and lack of concern. See related entries: Anger Word Origin Middle English: from Old Norse angr ‘grief’, angra ‘vex’. The original use was in the Old Norse senses; current senses date from late Middle English.Extra examples He is not easily angered. I was deeply angered by their lack of concern. They stayed silent but were angered by the decision.
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