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bad-tempered

bad-tem·pered

bad-tempered

pronunciation:
baed tem prd
part of speech: adjective
definition: having a bad temper or mood; cranky; irritable.
We were fearful of disturbing our bad-tempered father, so we approached him carefully.
antonyms:
affable, easygoing, good-tempered
similar words:
cross, ill-natured, petulant, quarrelsome, sour, sullen