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Definition of choleric adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

choleric

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈkɒlərɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːlərɪk//
 
(formal) Anger
 
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easily made angry synonym bad-tempered He was a choleric, self-important little man. See related entries: Anger Word Origin Middle English (in the sense ‘bilious’): from Old French cholerique, via Latin from Greek kholerikos, from kholera ‘diarrhoea’, which in late Latin acquired the senses ‘bile or anger’, from Greek kholē ‘bile’.
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