Definition of bad–tempered
: easily annoyed or angered : having or showing a bad temper : surly, ill-tempered — Bad-tempereddrivers banged on the door and left cursing without a fare. — Deborah Levy It's not a good idea to make a love story about two people who are so self-absorbed, sniveling and bad-tempered that the audience wants them to end up in a dumpster, not living happily ever after. Ralph Novak
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