I refused the blow dry, knowing that would only make my face an angrier red.
She says her friends and peers are angrier and more jumpy than the people she has met in Egypt.
We see Representative Gary Ackerman (my personal hero) getting angrier and angrier at the SEC principals.
Bigger and angrier demonstrations are likely but they can hopefully remain peaceful.
But the longer I stared at the picture, the angrier I got with Nixon.
The Koreish grew ever angrier; laid plots, and swore oaths among them, to put Mohammed to death with their own hands.
She was angrier with Cora than she had ever been before since the opening of Pinewood Hall.
She was angry now, and the longer she thought the angrier she got.
And he was surprised to find that his remark only made Mr. Crow angrier than ever.
This, of course, only served to make her angrier than before.
late 14c., from anger (n.) + -y (2). Originally "full of trouble, vexatious;" sense of "enraged, irate" also is from late 14c. The Old Norse adjective was ongrfullr "sorrowful," and Middle English had angerful "anxious, eager" (mid-13c.). The phrase angry young man dates to 1941 but was popularized in reference to the play "Look Back in Anger" (produced 1956) though it does not occur in that work.
"There are three words in the English language that end in -gry. Two of them are angry and hungry. What is the third?" There is no third (except some extremely obscure ones). Richard Lederer calls this "one of the most outrageous and time-wasting linguistic hoaxes in our nation's history" and traces it to a New York TV quiz show from early 1975.