Origin of irate
Examples from the Web for irate
In one episode, two undercover air marshals subdued and handcuffed the irate traveler in question.
At the time of this writing, over 800 irate comments follow the post.The Schools That Starve Students to Punish Deadbeat Parents|Brandy Zadrozny|January 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Who but an irate headmaster ever referred to Jack Nicholson by his surname?Jack Nicholson Deserves a Better Biography Than This|Christopher Bray|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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
As protestors and irate MKs demonstrate, this cannot change with one Supreme Court ruling.Why the Israeli Supreme Court Ruling on African Migrants Isn't Enough|Aaron Magid|September 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I would rather face an army of irate stockholders than our guests this evening.The King's Men|Robert Grant, John Boyle O'Reilly, J. S. Dale, and John T. Wheelwright
I want to know,” said the irate matron, “how much money my husband drew out of this bank last week.
He felt like an irate frog in whose bowl has been put goldfish.Flappers and Philosophers|F. Scott Fitzgerald
Placing it before the irate lady, he fled as though determined to debar a third repudiation.A Versailles Christmas-Tide|Mary Stuart Boyd
She was startled and happy at the same time, and hardly heard the irate father's words of blame.The Gnomes of the Saline Mountains|Anna Goldmark Gross
British Dictionary definitions for irate
Word Origin for irate
Word Origin and History for irate
1838, from Latin iratus "angry, enraged, violent, furious," past participle of irasci "grow angry," from ira "anger" (see ire).