Origin of irate
Examples from the Web for irately
"To cut your throat, you hang-dog scoundrel," said Sampson, irately.The Wreck of the Titan|Morgan Robertson
His small gray eyes opened widely and irately on his son; but Dick took no notice.Not Like Other Girls|Rosa N. Carey
"If I had hold of the creature that scared the horse, I'd mill him," cried Tom, irately.A Noble Woman|Ann S. Stephens
The King was in the dining-hall, in dressing-gown and slippers, irately calling for his breakfast!
Somebodys been doing some tall lying, declared Wade irately.The Gray Phantom's Return|Herman Landon
Word Origin for irate
1838, from Latin iratus "angry, enraged, violent, furious," past participle of irasci "grow angry," from ira "anger" (see ire).