Definition of short-tempered in English:

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short-tempered

adjective

Quick to lose one’s temper.
Example sentences
  • Sure, he was often short-tempered and angry, but this time it was something different.
  • As his health had improved he'd become steadily more irritable and short-tempered.
  • Many drivers said they became irritable or short-tempered during the winter.
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Syllabification: short-tem·pered

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