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adjective an·gry \ˈaŋ-grē\

: filled with anger : having a strong feeling of being upset or annoyed

: showing anger

: seeming to show anger : threatening or menacing


Full Definition of ANGRY

:  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>
:  painfully inflamed <an angry rash>
an·gri·ly \-grə-lē\ adverb
an·gri·ness \-grē-nəs\ noun

Examples of ANGRY

  1. I've never seen her look so angry.
  2. An angry crowd gathered outside the courthouse.
  3. I was angry that he had forgotten my birthday.
  4. What made you so angry?
  5. He got angry when he found out about their plans.
  6. He sent an angry letter to the company president.
  7. They had an argument and exchanged some angry words.
  8. She gave me an angry look.

First Known Use of ANGRY

14th century

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
ANGRINESS Defined for Kids


adjective an·gry \ˈaŋ-grē\

Definition of ANGRY for Kids

:  feeling or showing great annoyance or displeasure :  feeling or showing anger
an·gri·ly \-grə-lē\ adverb <shouting angrily>


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