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Synonyms of angry in English:


  • 1 Vivienne got angry and started shouting she shot him an angry look
    irate, annoyed, cross, vexed, irritated, exasperated, indignant, aggrieved, irked, piqued, displeased, provoked, galled, resentful;
    furious, enraged, infuriated, in a temper, incensed, raging, incandescent, wrathful, fuming, ranting, raving, seething, frenzied, in a frenzy, beside oneself, outraged, in high dudgeon;
    irascible, bad-tempered, hot-tempered, choleric, splenetic, dyspeptic, tetchy, testy, crabby, waspish;
    hostile, antagonistic, black, dark, dirty, filthy
    British informalshirty, stroppy, narky, ratty, eggy
    North American informalsore, bent out of shape, soreheaded, teed off, ticked off
    Australian/New Zealand informalropeable, snaky, crook
    West Indian informalvex
    British informal, , datedin a bate, waxy
    vulgar slangpissed off
    North American vulgar slangpissed
    literaryireful, wroth
    [Antonyms] calm, pleased
  • 2 an angry debate erupted
    heated, hot, passionate, furious, fiery, stormy, tempestuous, lively;
    [Antonyms] good-humoured, peaceful
  • 3 he had an angry spot on the side of his nose
    inflamed, red, swollen, sore, painful
  • Phrases

    get angry

    lose one's temper, become enraged, go into a rage, rant and rave, go berserk, fume, seethe, flare up, bristle
    informalgo/get mad, go crazy, go wild, go bananas, hit the roof, go through the roof, go up the wall, jump up and down, see red, go off the deep end, fly off the handle, blow one's top, blow a fuse/gasket, lose one's rag, go ape, burst a blood vessel, breathe fire, flip, flip one's lid, foam at the mouth, get all steamed up, get worked up, have a fit, explode, have steam coming out of one's ears, gnash one's teeth, go non-linear, go ballistic, go into orbit, go psycho
    British informalgo spare, go crackers, do one's nut, get one's knickers in a twist, throw a wobbly
    North American informalflip one's wig, blow one's lid/stack, have a cow, go postal, have a conniption fit
    vulgar slanggo apeshit

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