Definition of angry
1 : feeling or showing anger an angry crowd
2a : indicative of or proceeding from anger angry wordsb : seeming to show anger or to threaten in an angry manner an angry sky
3 : painfully inflamed an angry rash
angrilyplay \-grə-lē\ adverb
angrinessplay \-grē-nəs\ noun
Examples of angry in a Sentence
I've never seen her look so angry.
An angry crowd gathered outside the courthouse.
I was angry that he had forgotten my birthday.
What made you so angry?
He got angry when he found out about their plans.
He sent an angry letter to the company president.
They had an argument and exchanged some angry words.
She gave me an angry look.
Recent Examples of angry from the Web
When the gas starts to fly, most pull back and leave the younger, angrier protesters to duke it out with national guardsmen for hours.
But the first trailer got some angry, negative responses online.
Calls for a bailout have been growing louder over worries that legions of angry middle-class savers — who bought the bank’s bonds and financed the deal — would destabilize Italy’s already wobbly government and nourish far-right parties.
Protesters supporting the nationalist conservatives were so furious that an angry mob broke into the parliament and attacked lawmakers, bloodying the Social Democratic leader Zoran Zaev and injuring 100 others, including MPs and journalists.
British Prime Minister May was very angry that the info the U.K. gave to U.S. about Manchester was leaked.
His motorcade was not stormed by angry European leftists.
Having several aides share the briefing responsibilities could help prevent Trump -- who has a notoriously short attention span -- from growing bored or angry with any one staffer.
The proximity of her car didn’t stop you from leaping out of your car to put on an angry scene.
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ANGRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of angry for English Language Learners
: filled with anger : having a strong feeling of being upset or annoyed
: showing anger
: seeming to show anger : threatening or menacing
ANGRY Defined for Kids
Definition of angry for Students
: feeling or showing great annoyance or displeasure : feeling or showing anger
angrily\-grə-lē\ adverb shouting angrily
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