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



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