quick-tempered

[kwik-tem-perd]
adjective
easily angered.

Origin:
1820–30


quarrelsome, testy, churlish, irascible.
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quick-tempered
 
adj
readily roused to anger; irascible

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Example sentences
He was quick-tempered and sometimes a bully but a cheerful and witty one.
She was willful and quick-tempered by nature and tyrannized the household.
They were generally quick-tempered and downright in the expression of their opinions.
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