ill-tempered

adjective ill-tem·pered \ ˈil-ˈtem-pərd \

Definition of ill-tempered

ill-temperedly

play \ˈil-ˈtem-pərd-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of ill-tempered

1601


ILL-TEMPERED Defined for English Language Learners

ill-tempered

adjective

Definition of ill-tempered for English Language Learners

  • : easily annoyed or angered

  • : showing that you are annoyed or angry


ILL-TEMPERED Defined for Kids

ill-tempered

adjective ill-tem·pered \ ˈil-ˈtem-pərd \

Definition of ill-tempered for Students

:having or showing a bad temper an ill-tempered horse

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