quick-tempered

adjective
quick-tem·​pered | \ ˈkwik-ˈtem-pərd How to pronounce quick-tempered (audio) \

Definition of quick-tempered

: easily angered : irascible

First Known Use of quick-tempered

1830, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of quick-tempered was in 1830

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“Quick-tempered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quick-tempered. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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quick-tempered

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of quick-tempered

: becoming angry quickly and easily : having a quick temper

quick-tempered

adjective
quick-tem·​pered | \ ˈkwik-ˈtem-pərd \

Kids Definition of quick-tempered

: easily made angry

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