[ahy-reyt, ahy-reyt]
angry; enraged: an irate customer.
arising from or characterized by anger: an irate letter to the editor.

1830–40; < Latin īrātus past participle of īrāscī to be angry, get angry; see irascible, -ate1

irately, adverb
irateness, noun
nonirate, adjective
nonirately, adverb

1. furious, irritated, provoked.

1. calm. Unabridged
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irate (aɪˈreɪt)
1.  incensed with anger; furious
2.  marked by extreme anger: an irate letter
[C19: from Latin īrātus enraged, from īrascī to be angry]

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Word Origin & History

1838, from L. iratus "angry, enraged, violent, furious," pp. of irasci "grow angry," from ira "anger" (see ire).
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Example sentences
He is starting to get irate, but he is still smiling.
Two days later a card was handed in to the editor with a note asking him to see
  for a moment the husband of his irate caller.
Remove it from that place and you'll have both an irate lawn owner and a
  miserable lawn.
There was a ton of people who were really irate with the space shuttle, going
  back to its inception.
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