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quick-tempered

[kwik-tem-perd] /ˈkwɪkˈtɛm pərd/
adjective
1.
easily angered.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30
Synonyms
quarrelsome, testy, churlish, irascible.
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  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for quick-tempered

quick-tempered

adjective
1.
readily roused to anger; irascible
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