Definition of ire noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈaɪə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaɪər//
[uncountable] (formal or literary)
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anger synonym wrath to arouse/raise/provoke the ire of local residents (US English) to draw the ire of local residents The plans provoked the ire of the conservationists. Word OriginMiddle English: via Old French from Latin ira ‘anger’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ire