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foul-tempered Line breaks: foul-tempered

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Definition of foul-tempered in English:


Easily angered; having a bad temper: I am appalling in the morning, really foul-tempered and grouchy a foul-tempered, evil megalomaniac
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  • Unaware that the lab has run amok, the professor injects a particularly foul-tempered rat with a super dose of the serum.
  • The wife (assuming they're married) is a terrified, shrieking thing, no doubt from having to live with such a foul-tempered man.
  • I was reading an article last week on how this hormone turns 'angelic children into foul-tempered teenagers.'
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