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ill–tempered

adjective ill–tem·pered \-ˈtem-pərd\

: easily annoyed or angered

: showing that you are annoyed or angry

Full Definition of ILL-TEMPERED

ill–tem·pered·ly \-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of ILL-TEMPERED

1601
ILL-TEMPERED Defined for Kids

ill–tempered

adjective ill–tem·pered \ˈil-ˈtem-pərd\

Definition of ILL-TEMPERED for Kids

:  having or showing a bad temper <an ill-tempered horse>

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