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

 

irascible

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ɪˈræsəbl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈræsəbl//
 
(formal) Anger
 
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becoming angry very easily synonym irritable See related entries: Anger Word Origin late Middle English: via French from late Latin irascibilis, from Latin irasci ‘grow angry’, from ira ‘anger’.
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