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hair–trigger

adjective

Simple Definition of hair–trigger

  • : becoming angry very easily

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hair–trigger

  1. 1 :  immediately responsive to the slightest stimulus <a hair–trigger temper>

  2. 2 :  delicately adjusted or easily disrupted

1834

First Known Use of hair–trigger

1834


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