short-tempered[ shawrt-tem-perd ]SEE DEFINITION OF short-tempered
Synonyms for short-tempered
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHORT-TEMPERED
He was ever a short-tempered man, intolerant of irrelevancies.
He was a short-tempered man of no great manners, and he only grunted his response.
“I wish to apologize for being so short-tempered this morning,” he began.
In the morning they will often be sullen and short-tempered.
I'll get blamed if you go, and he's short-tempered this morning.
All of them are short-tempered, and the bars of their captivity not too strong.
The wind, it seemed, too, was expressing a little of the afternoon's short-tempered.
Please forgive me for being (a) short-tempered; (b) tedious.
To take offense at slight provocation was ridiculed as "short-tempered."
The examiner too could be impulsive, was indeed apt to be short-tempered.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SHORT-TEMPERED
- down in the dumps
- down in the mouth
- in a huff
- in the doldrums
- out of sorts