adjective quick–tem·pered \-ˈtem-pərd\

: becoming angry quickly and easily : having a quick temper

Full Definition of QUICK-TEMPERED

:  easily angered :  irascible

First Known Use of QUICK-TEMPERED

QUICK-TEMPERED Defined for Kids


adjective quick–tem·pered \ˈkwik-ˈtem-pərd\

Definition of QUICK-TEMPERED for Kids

:  easily made angry


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