Definition of choleric in English:

choleric

Syllabification: chol·er·ic
Pronunciation: /ˈkälərik, kəˈlerik
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

cholerically

adverb
More example sentences
  • Beyond saying that the book is nicely produced and offers some opinions that will have some typographers nodding appreciatively but others spluttering cholerically, I am not expert enough to venture an opinion.
  • Once cholerically opposed by classical financiers, he can now, as Baron Keynes, boost his theories in the House of Lords.
  • To use the power of the majority to cholerically abase and degrade such dissenters, however mistaken they may seem to be, will ultimately be counterproductive.

Origin

Middle English (in the sense 'bilious'): from Old French cholerique, via Latin from Greek kholerikos, from kholera (see choler).

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