Definition of angry in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈaŋɡri

adjective (angrier, angriest)

1Feeling or showing strong annoyance, displeasure, or hostility; full of anger: why are you angry with me? 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, 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 informal shirty, stroppy, narky, ratty, eggy
North American informal sore, bent out of shape, soreheaded, teed off, ticked off
Australian/New Zealand informal ropeable, snaky, crook
West Indian informal vex
British informal , dated in a bate, waxy
vulgar slang pissed off
North American vulgar slang pissed
literary ireful, wroth
heated, hot, passionate, furious, fiery, stormy, tempestuous, lively;
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: the bruise below his eye looked angry and sore
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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.



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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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