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choleric

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adjective cho·ler·ic \ˈkä-lə-rik, kə-ˈler-ik\

Simple Definition of choleric

  • : made angry easily

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of choleric

  1. 1 :  easily moved to often unreasonable or excessive anger :  hot-tempered

  2. 2 :  angry, irate

cholerically

play \-ri-k(ə-)lē, -i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of choleric in a sentence

  1. <watch out for the choleric librarian at the reference desk>

  2. <I absolutely get choleric when a telemarketer calls during the dinner hour.>



1566

First Known Use of choleric

1566

Rhymes with choleric


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choleric

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adjective cho·ler·ic \ˈkäl-ə-rik, kə-ˈler-ik\

Medical Definition of choleric

  1. :  easily moved to often unreasonable or excessive anger :  hot-tempered




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