an·gry adjective \ˈaŋ-grē\
: filled with anger : having a strong feeling of being upset or annoyed
: showing anger
: seeming to show anger : threatening or menacing
: feeling or showing anger
a : indicative of or proceeding from anger <angry words>
b : seeming to show anger or to threaten in an angry manner <an angry sky>
Examples of ANGRY
- I've never seen her look so angry.
- An angry crowd gathered outside the courthouse.
- I was angry that he had forgotten my birthday.
- What made you so angry?
- He got angry when he found out about their plans.
- He sent an angry letter to the company president.
- They had an argument and exchanged some angry words.
- She gave me an angry look.
First Known Use of ANGRY
Related to ANGRY
- angered, apoplectic, ballistic, cheesed off [chiefly British], choleric, enraged, foaming, fuming, furious, hopping, horn-mad, hot, incensed, indignant, inflamed (also enflamed), infuriate, infuriated, irate, ireful, livid, mad, outraged, rabid, rankled, riled, riley, roiled, shirty [chiefly British], sore, steamed up, steaming, teed off, ticked, wrathful, wroth, bent out of shape, blue in the face, fit to be tied, going crook [Australian & New Zealand], hopping mad, hot under the collar, in a fume, in a huff, in a pet
- angerless, delighted, pleased
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