temper noun definition in Anger topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Anger topic
[countable, usually singular, uncountable] if somebody has a temper, they become angry very easily a violent/short/quick, etc. temper He must learn to control his temper. She broke the plates in a fit of temper. After an hour of waiting, tempers began to fray (= people began to get angry).

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