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
With a once-every-five-years Communist Party congress coming up in the fall, President Xi Jinping and his political allies don’t want to make more enemies of powerful businessmen, many of whom are already angry at China’s anti-corruption drive.
But as has been the case for years now, the angry, overwhelmingly black overflow crowd is hurling obscenity-laden invective at the commission—and particularly at Johnson, who is also African American.
But the good news is that CenturyLink has apparently decided that the extra revenue to be made from overage fees isn't worth the increase in angry customers.
Social media platforms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter have become a battleground for angry debates about Germany's recent influx of more than 1 million refugees, with authorities struggling to keep up with the flood of criminal complaints.
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.
In small towns throughout Kentucky and Tennessee, Daniel Richards spends several nights each week being screamed at by angry 11-year-olds and their parents.
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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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