quick-tempered

[ kwik-tem-perd ]
/ ˈkwɪkˈtɛm pərd /

adjective

easily angered.

Origin of quick-tempered

First recorded in 1820–30
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quick-tempered


adjective

readily roused to anger; irascible
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