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Origin of ill temper
OTHER WORDS FROM ill temperill-tem·pered, adjectiveill-tem·pered·ly, adverbill-tem·pered·ness, noun
Words nearby ill temper
Example sentences from the Web for ill-tempered
How wrong is the Tea Party, irate and ill-tempered as it may be, in its critique of government operations?Obama’s 2012 Campaign Prepped for Disaster. Obamacare Didn’t.|Lloyd Green|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He is largely viewed as an ill-tempered, stodgy government bureaucrat.
Would that not a single cross or ill-tempered wife were left in the world!The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
The partner with the ill-tempered eyebrows wanted to know what my reasons were.The Law and the Lady|Wilkie Collins
His genial Irish smile, when in action, concealed the ill-tempered lines of his thin old face.Beyond The Rocks|Elinor Glyn
For several months, Andros gave the Northern colonies a taste of ill-tempered despotism.History of the United States|Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
She was not avaricious, nor intriguing, nor ill-tempered, nor unjust.