Definition of short-fused in English:


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  • Likely to lose one’s temper.
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    • However, that didn't help as the giant was extremely short-fused at the moment.
    • Gannon, fiery if not short-fused, is a true competitor who thrives because of his pin-point accuracy.
    • Australian coach Eddie Jones wants his short-fused Wallabies to bottle their emotions before their crunch Tri-Nations rugby Test with New Zealand in Sydney this coming weekend.

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody