- full of intense anger; wrathful.
- easily roused to anger; irascible.
Origin of ireful
Related Words for irefulbent, boiling, crazed, demented, desperate, enraged, fierce, frantic, frenetic, frenzied, incensed, infuriated, insane, irate, irrational, livid, maniac, rabid, rage, raging
Examples from the Web for ireful
Historical Examples of ireful
The Count at that word so ireful grew, He smote his wife that the blood out-flew.Tord of Hafsborough
In this ireful frame of mind, Mabel met the ladies of the Advisory Council.Comrade Yetta
But his ireful restlessness will not allow him to accept this concession.Doctor Cupid
The lieutenant twisted his derby in chagrined, ireful hands.No. 13 Washington Square
Her ireful words he had borne with outward calm; he had learned they were borne more easily, if borne calmly.The Walking Delegate