Translation of bad-tempered in Spanish:

bad-tempered

Pronunciation: /ˌbædˈtempərd; ˌbædˈtempəd/

adj

  • [reply/tone] malhumorado [person] (as permanent characteristic) de mal genio; (in a bad mood) de mal humor I was feeling particularly bad-tempered estaba de muy mal humor
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    • The proposed intention will create bad-tempered, frustrated, angry drivers, who will be forced to take risks they otherwise would never dream of doing.
    • Whenever Billy comes visiting, she becomes bad-tempered and angry, leaving Sarah bewildered and Annie even more upset.
    • You are a bad-tempered, petulant and irritable man lacking in your professional duties to your patients.
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    • During a bad-tempered exchange, Mr Lawlor said the retired developer had named several ministers as having been at the meeting as part of his ‘wild, wicked allegations.’
    • The team was barred from the Eastern Junior Alliance league when their match with Canvey Island side Concord Rangers ended in chaos, after what police described as a bad-tempered match.
    • Trouble was avoided but a player was struck by a coin in a bad-tempered match which boasted the biggest security operation since Euro '96.

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