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choleric

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

: made angry easily

Full Definition of CHOLERIC

1
:  easily moved to often unreasonable or excessive anger :  hot-tempered
2
:  angry, irate
cho·ler·i·cal·ly \-ri-k(ə-)lē, -i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of CHOLERIC

  1. <watch out for the choleric librarian at the reference desk>
  2. <I absolutely get choleric when a telemarketer calls during the dinner hour.>

First Known Use of CHOLERIC

1566

Rhymes with CHOLERIC

choleric

adjective cho·ler·ic \ˈkäl-ə-rik, kə-ˈler-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHOLERIC

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

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