[ ahyuh r-fuh l ]
/ ˈaɪər fəl /


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

Nearby words

  1. ird,
  2. ire,
  3. ire.,
  4. iredell,
  5. iredell, james,
  6. irefully,
  7. ireland,
  8. ireland, john,
  9. ireland, northern,
  10. ireland, republic of

Origin of ireful

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

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

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