- easily angered.
Origin of quick-tempered
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Related Words for quick-temperedcholeric, cranky, cross, excitable, fiery, hot-tempered, impatient, impulsive, inflammable, irascible, irritable, passionate, peppery, petulant, quarrelsome, ratty, sensitive, short-tempered, shrewish, temperamental
Examples from the Web for quick-tempered
Historical Examples of quick-tempered
He was a quick-tempered man, and when he saw what was going on, how mad he was!
He was a quick-tempered gentleman, and my playfulness offended him.The Suitors of Yvonne
"Mistress is so quick-tempered that I cannot live with her," said the girl.
They were almost as safe as a large dog is if he is known to be quick-tempered.Two Arrows
William O. Stoddard
He said: "Do you know what a wilful, quick-tempered girl Clara is?"Robert Hardy's Seven Days
Charles Monroe Sheldon
- readily roused to anger; irascible