Definition of quick-tempered in English:

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quick-tempered

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adjective

Easily made angry.
Example sentences
  • Of course, we have fights, but he is genuinely quick-tempered so it's over before it's begun.
  • You can tick many of the usual boxes with Rankin's Edinburgh detective: loner, divorced, quick-tempered, a maverick and a boozer - a tick for every one.
  • In between times, he'd also made it to the chief executive's post at publishing giant Reed Elsevier, where his quick-tempered reputation had begun to establish itself.
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Syllabification: quick-tem·pered

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