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



BrE BrE//spləˈnetɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//spləˈnetɪk//
(formal) Anger
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often bad-tempered and angry See related entries: Anger Word Origin late Middle English (as a noun denoting a person with a diseased spleen): from late Latin spleneticus, from Greek splēn.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: splenetic