choleric, crabby, cranky, cross, crotchety, fiery, grouchy, grumpy, irascible, irritable, peevish, perverse, pettish, petulant, prickly, quick-tempered, raspy, snappish, snappy, snippy, stuffy, testy, waspish;
out of humor, out of sorts;
SHORT-TEMPERED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of short-tempered for English Language Learners
: easily made angry
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