Last modified on 26 July 2014, at 08:33

angry

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, see anger

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

angry (comparative angrier, superlative angriest)

  1. Displaying or feeling anger.
    His face became angry.
    An angry mob started looting the warehouse.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 5, The Celebrity:
      Then we relapsed into a discomfited silence, and wished we were anywhere else. But Miss Thorn relieved the situation by laughing aloud, and with such a hearty enjoyment that instead of getting angry and more mortified we began to laugh ourselves, and instantly felt better.
  2. (said about a wound or a rash) Inflamed and painful.
    The broken glass left two angry cuts across my arm.
  3. (figuratively, said about the elements, like the sky or the sea) Dark and stormy, menacing.
    Angry clouds raced across the sky.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

anger +‎ -y, from Old Norse angr (affliction, sorrow)

AdjectiveEdit

angry

  1. Vexatious.
  2. Enraged, irate.