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riley

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riley

adjective ril·ey \ˈrī-lē\

Definition of RILEY

1
:  turbid
2
:  angry

Examples of RILEY

  1. <some visibly riley people were lined up in the customer service department>
  2. <take care not to stir up the bottom of the stream when you fill the dipper, or your water will be riley>

First Known Use of RILEY

1805

Related to RILEY

Synonyms
angered, apoplectic, ballistic, cheesed off [chiefly British], choleric, enraged, foaming, fuming, furious, hopping, horn-mad, hot, incensed, indignant, inflamed (also enflamed), infuriate, infuriated, irate, ireful, livid, mad, outraged, rabid, rankled, riled, angry, roiled, shirty [chiefly British], sore, steamed up, steaming, teed off, ticked, wrathful, wroth
Antonyms
angerless, delighted, pleased

Rhymes with RILEY

Riley

biographical name Ri·ley \ˈrī-lē\

Definition of RILEY

James Whit*comb \ˈhwit-kəm, ˈwit-\ 1849–1916 Am. poet

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