Definition of angry in English:


Syllabification: an·gry
Pronunciation: /ˈaNGgrē

adjective (angrier, angriest)

  • 1Having a strong feeling of or showing annoyance, displeasure, or hostility; full of anger: why are you angry with me? an angry customer Christine had made him angry I’m angry that she didn’t call me
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    • Another was angry that they first heard about the outage from customers, rather than BT.
    • While car criminals infuriate Fry he is as angry with receivers of stolen goods.
    • He always seems angry with the world, and often comes over as tetchy in interviews.
    irate, mad, annoyed, cross, vexed, irritated, indignant, irked; furious, enraged, infuriated, in a temper, incensed, raging, fuming, seething, beside oneself, choleric, outraged; livid, apoplectic
    informal hot under the collar, up in arms, in high dudgeon, foaming at the mouth, doing a slow burn, steamed up, in a lather, fit to be tied, seeing red
    sore, bent out of shape, ticked off, teed off, pissed off, PO'd
    literary wrathful
    archaic wroth
    heated, passionate, stormy, “lively”; bad-tempered, ill-tempered, ill-natured, acrimonious, bitter
  • 1.1(Of the sea or sky) stormy, turbulent, or threatening: the wild, angry sea
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    • The waves of the angry sea threw Lorana into her uncle, Koric, who held on to the oar with all his strength.
    • Darius' eyes were hard and intense and his stormy aura swirled with angry red.
    • The angry waves lash at my body, as if the sea is trying to reclaim what it had just lost.
  • 1.2(Of a wound or sore) red and inflamed: her skin was splotched with angry red burns
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    • The doctor had just finished applying eight stitches to the angry gash beneath his left eye.
    • Afterwards my face had a number of large angry swollen red areas which have since gone down.
    • There were scabs, but where the skin had been angry red, it was now a more healthy shade of pink.



Pronunciation: /-grəlē/
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  • The bondholders reacted angrily, saying they had not been consulted on the details of the scheme.
  • Last week, he angrily brandished documents which he claimed cleared him of any involvement.
  • Are you sometimes in difficult situations because you have reacted angrily or even violently?

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