Meaning of BAD-TEMPERED in English

BAD-TEMPERED

adjective

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

As Aunt Matilde's pain grew worse, she became too bad-tempered to see anyone.

Her father was a bad-tempered man who sat alone drinking beer and watching TV most nights.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A thin, bad-tempered breeze blew sand into our faces and whipped up under my skirt.

He's usually the most charming of men to work for, but just lately ... talk about bad-tempered .

He was as cranky as a bad-tempered goat, always putting his head down and charging into things that annoyed him.

In fact, she was a very selfish, disagreeable, bad-tempered little girl.

It had no effect whatsoever, except to leave her feeling battered and thoroughly bad-tempered .

Meredith had only time to see that she was expensively dressed, sharp-featured and bad-tempered in looks.

The rough clientele of the pub, understanding nothing except that a formerly bad-tempered dispute was being amicably resolved, cheered noisily.

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