choler

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

cho·ler

noun \ˈkä-lər, ˈkō-\

Definition of CHOLER

1
a archaic :  yellow bile
b obsolete :  bile 1a
2
obsolete :  the quality or state of being bilious
3
:  ready disposition to irritation :  irascibility; also :  anger

Examples of CHOLER

  1. <he felt his choler rising and choked back an angry reply>
  2. <the boss's reputation for choler made many employees reluctant to ask questions>

Origin of CHOLER

Middle English coler, from Anglo-French colre, colere, from Latin cholera cholera, from Greek
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with CHOLER

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