quick temper

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of quick temper

: a tendency to get angry very quickly and easily

Word by Word Definitions

quick play
  1. : not dead : living, alive

  2. : acting or capable of acting with speed: such as

  3. : fast in understanding, thinking, or learning : mentally agile

  1. : living beings

  2. : a painfully sensitive spot or area of flesh (such as that underlying a fingernail or toenail)

  3. : the inmost sensibilities

  1. : in a quick manner

temper play
  1. : heat of mind or emotion : proneness to anger : passion

  2. : calmness of mind : composure

  3. : state of feeling or frame of mind at a particular time usually dominated by a single strong emotion

  1. : to dilute, qualify, or soften by the addition or influence of something else : moderate

  2. : to anneal or toughen (glass) by a process of gradually heating and cooling

  3. : to harden (a material, such as steel) by reheating and cooling in oil


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