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quick-tem·pered

(kwĭk′tĕm′pərd)
adj.
Easily aroused to anger.
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quick-tempered

adj
readily roused to anger; irascible
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quick′-tem′pered



adj.
easily angered; touchy.
[1820–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.quick-tempered - quickly aroused to anger; "a hotheaded commander"
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
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quick-tempered

adjective hot-tempered, fiery, irritable, impatient, impulsive, excitable, petulant, irascible, cantankerous, tetchy, ratty (Brit. & N.Z. informal), testy, quarrelsome, waspish, choleric, splenetic, shrewish They are wonderful people, but very quick-tempered.
cool, placid, dispassionate, phlegmatic, tolerant, slow to anger
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quick-tempered

adjective
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Translations

quick-tempered

[ˈkwɪkˈtempəd] ADJde genio vivo, irascible
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 ? William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 ? HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

quick-tempered

[ˌkwɪkˈtɛmpəd] adjche si arrabbia facilmente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition ? HarperCollins Publishers 1995

quick

(kwik) adjective
1. done, said, finished etc in a short time. a quick trip into town.
2. moving, or able to move, with speed. He's a very quick walker; I made a grab at the dog, but it was too quick for me.
3. doing something, able to do something, or done, without delay; prompt; lively. He is always quick to help; a quick answer; He's very quick at arithmetic.
adverb
quickly. quick-frozen food.
?quickly adverb
?quicken verb
to make or become quicker. He quickened his pace.
?quickness noun
?quicklime noun
lime which has not been mixed with water.
?quicksands noun plural
(an area of) loose, wet sand that sucks in anyone or anything that stands on it.
?quicksilver noun
mercury.
?quick-?tempered adjective
easily made angry.
?quick-?witted adjective
thinking very quickly. a quick-witted policeman.
?quick-?wittedly adverb
?quick-?wittedness noun
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References in classic literature ?
Proud, hot-headed, quick-tempered, he was often in trouble, more than once in prison.
"You are quick-tempered," she said, when she saw the gesture.
The firmness of her devotion to him was indeed almost pitiful; quick-tempered as she naturally was, nothing that he could say made her unseemly; she sought not her own; was not provoked; thought no evil of his treatment of her.
"Mainitin ang ulo ko pero 'pag magdating diyan, kalma lang ako (I am quick-tempered but when it comes to cases like this, I have to stay calm) because there are so many Filipinos going abroad," he added.
Anne Fletcher, Darlington As a quick-tempered Scot, I have my way of letting a person know my feelings when they try to be smart.
RIYADH: The millennial generation is made up of lazy, quick-tempered job-shifters -- or so many people believe.
One's a quick-tempered, larger-than-life character who remains eternally loyal to his queen - the other's The Mountain.
And as the Bacardi flows throughout the show, the facade of class disappears from the aspirational couples and is replaced by quick-tempered husbands with misogynistic views.
As narrator, Capra's a hyperbolic raconteur -- boastful, quick-tempered, and insistent.
In short, the traffic congestion of the metropolitan area, which is certain to become even more chaotic before the city leaders are forced to take "revolutionary" countermeasures, is notorious enough to make already quick-tempered Korean citizens more quick-tempered and force foreign visitors to waste their precious time helplessly on the streets.
"Quick-tempered people assume that they are hardwired to be that way," says Daniel H.
Quick-tempered David Currell, 20, went to a Teesside home armed with a 4ft baseball bat on January 26.