quick-tempered

[ kwik-tem-perd ]
/ ˈkwɪkˈtɛm pərd /

adjective

easily angered.

Nearby words

  1. quick-fire,
  2. quick-freeze,
  3. quick-march,
  4. quick-setting,
  5. quick-step,
  6. quick-witted,
  7. quicken,
  8. quickening,
  9. quicker than you can say jack robinson,
  10. quickfire

Origin of quick-tempered

First recorded in 1820–30

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British Dictionary definitions for quick-tempered

quick-tempered

adjective

readily roused to anger; irascible
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