Origin of irate
OTHER WORDS FROM iratei·rate·ly, adverbi·rate·ness, nounnon·i·rate, adjectivenon·i·rate·ly, adverb
Words nearby irate
How to use irate in a sentence
When the report came out in October, a loud contingency of locals were still irate that the closures would limit recreational access right when the sport is exploding and the backcountry is increasingly crowded.
The president was increasingly irate that officials would not support his unfounded claims of voter fraud.Warnings of Jan. 6 violence preceded the Capitol riot|Hannah Allam, Devlin Barrett, Aaron Davis, Josh Dawsey, Amy Gardner, Shane Harris, Rosalind Helderman, Paul Kane, Dan Lamothe, Carol D. Leonnig, Nick Miroff, Ellen Nakashima, Ashley Parker, Beth Reinhard, Philip Rucker, Craig Timberg, Phoebe Connelly, Natalia Jiménez-Stuard, Madison Walls, Tyler Remmel|October 31, 2021|Washington Post
Many spoke to employees as if they were lazy, Johnson said, and workers sometimes had to call police on particularly irate people.Burger King workers announce resignation with a sign outside restaurant: ‘We all quit’|Marisa Iati|July 13, 2021|Washington Post
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 stopped the elephant again and said to the man, "Why art thou irate when the evening is so cool, little man of the city?"Kari the Elephant|Dhan Gopal Mukerji
"I'll turn the hose on him as he goes out, if you don't mind," the irate mother exclaimed as she left the room.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete|Gilbert Parker
So, too, those on the outer edge did not make any hostile movement when the irate instructor went through them with a rush.Tom Fairfield's Schooldays|Allen Chapman
The charge of the Light Brigade was surpassed by those irate Creoles.Four Years in Rebel Capitals|T. C. DeLeon
One indulges him with the hero of the piece: the small, ugly, irate, snuffy quadruped before mentioned.