[ ahyuh r-fuh l ]
/ ˈaɪər fəl /


full of intense anger; wrathful.
easily roused to anger; irascible.

Origin of ireful

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at ire, -ful

Related forms

ire·ful·ly, adverbire·ful·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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