angry

  • 1 angry — angry, irate, indignant, wrathful, wroth, acrimonious, mad mean feeling or showing strong displeasure or bad temper. Angry is applied to persons or their moods, acts, looks, or words; it is also applied to animals {an angry bull} and by extension …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 2 Angry — An gry, a. [Compar. {Angrier}; superl. {Angriest}.] [See {Anger}.] 1. Troublesome; vexatious; rigorous. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] God had provided a severe and angry education to chastise the forwardness of a young spirit. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 angry — [aŋ′grē] adj. angrier, angriest [ME angri, troubled < ANGER] 1. feeling, showing, or resulting from anger [an angry reply] 2. wild and stormy, as if angry [an angry sea] 3. inflamed and sore [an angry wound] angrily …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 angry — (adj.) late 14c., from ANGER (Cf. anger) (n.) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Originally full of trouble, vexatious; sense of enraged, irate also is from late 14c. The Old Norse adjective was ongrfullr sorrowful, and Middle English had angerful anxious, eager… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 Angry-la — Angry la: a place either in your mind or in a community where either a state of anger persists (as in the mind) or where anger exists collectively within a community. No matter how pleasantle he s treated, he always behaves, reacts, or replies… …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 6 Angry-la — Angry la: a place either in your mind or in a community where either a state of anger persists (as in the mind) or where anger exists collectively within a community. No matter how pleasantle he s treated, he always behaves, reacts, or replies… …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 7 angry — index resentful, vehement, vindictive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 angry — [adj] being mad, often extremely mad affronted, annoyed, antagonized, bitter, chafed, choleric, convulsed, cross, displeased, enraged, exacerbated, exasperated, ferocious, fierce, fiery, fuming, furious, galled, hateful, heated, hot, huffy, ill… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 angry — ► ADJECTIVE (angrier, angriest) 1) feeling or showing anger. 2) (of a wound or sore) red and inflamed. DERIVATIVES angrily adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 angry — an|gry W3S3 [ˈæŋgri] adj comparative angrier superlative angriest [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: anger] 1.) feeling strong emotions which make you want to shout at someone or hurt them because they have behaved in an unfair, cruel, offensive etc way,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 angry */*/*/ — UK [ˈæŋɡrɪ] / US adjective Word forms angry : adjective angry comparative angrier superlative angriest Metaphor: Being angry is like being hot or on fire. She burned with indignation. ♦ He has a fiery temper. ♦ Jack was a hot tempered young man.… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 angry — adj. 1) to become, get angry 2) angry about; at, with; for (he was angry at/with his neighbor about the noisy party; we were angry at being disturbed; she was angry at/with me for being late) 3) angry to + inf. (I was angry to learn of his… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 angry — an|gry [ æŋgri ] adjective *** 1. ) very annoyed: angry about/at/over: He is very angry about the way he s been treated. Patients are angry at the increase in the cost of medicines. angry with: Are you angry with me? feel angry: I was left… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 angry — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, feel, look, seem, sound ▪ become, get, grow, turn (esp. AmE) …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 angry — adjective 1 feeling strong emotions which make you want to shout at someone or hurt them because they have behaved in an unfair, cruel, offensive etc way, or because you think that a situation is unfair, unacceptable etc: I was very angry when I… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 angry — [[t]æ̱ŋgri[/t]] ♦♦♦ angrier, angriest 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ at/with/about n When you are angry, you feel strong dislike or impatience about something. She had been very angry at the person who stole her new bike... Are you angry… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 angry — 01. My father gets really [angry] if I don t get good marks at school. 02. His voice was full of [anger], and his face was bright red. 03. The woman shouted [angrily] at the children to stop teasing the dog. 04. What did you do to [anger] your… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 18 angry — angrily, adv. angriness, n. /ang gree/, adj., angrier, angriest. 1. feeling or showing anger or strong resentment (usually fol. by at, with, or about): to be angry at the dean; to be angry about the snub. 2. expressing, caused by, or… …

    Universalium

  • 19 angry*/*/*/ — [ˈæŋgri] adj very annoyed There s no point in getting angry.[/ex] His attitude makes me really angry.[/ex] He is very angry about the way he s been treated.[/ex] Are you angry with me?[/ex] Anne was a little angry that no one told her about the… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 angry — adjective (angrier; est) Date: 14th century 1. feeling or showing anger ; wrathful 2. a. indicative of or proceeding from anger < angry words > b …

    New Collegiate Dictionary