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
Jansen was particularly angry that Seager, who did make the team, lost out Zack Cozart for the starting shortstop spot and that Justin Turner was consigned to the Final Vote process.
After a City Council meeting on May 28, angry white workers lodged formal complaints against black migrants.
Americans will be flying the flag and celebrating freedom this weekend, but the concepts have become more important as the political landscape has erupted into uncivil, angry rhetoric, political activists say.
For years, there have been groups of people getting angry that women seem allowed to be mouthier and mouthier.
Bevin faces tough sell on tax reform, even among Republicans allies ►Dan Johnson is angry about leaks.
Last October, John Doherty had to take refuge under his desk here for nearly 2 hours as armed herders, angry at grazing restrictions, attacked a nearby ranger headquarters.
PALMER — Lawmakers facing angry protests in April pledged the state's six Pioneer Homes would stay open despite the ongoing fiscal crisis linked to low oil prices.
His wife issued a long, angry statement in response to the mistrial, as another.
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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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