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Meaning of angry by Wiktionary Dictionary

angry


    Etymology

    From Middle English

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /ˈæŋ.ɡri/
    • Rhymes: -æŋɡri

    Adjective

    angry ( comparative angrier, superlative angriest )

    1. Displaying or feeling anger .
      His face became angry .
      An angry mob started looting the warehouse .
    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 sky or the sea ) Dark and stormy, menacing .
      Angry clouds raced across the sky .

    Synonyms

    Derived terms

    • angrily
    • angriness

    See also

    • Anger on Wikipedia .

    Anagrams



Explanation of angry by Wordnet Dictionary

angry


    Adjective
    1. feeling or showing anger

    2. angry at the weather
      angry customers
      an angry silence
      sending angry letters to the papers
    3. ( of the elements ) as if showing violent anger

    4. angry clouds on the horizon
    5. severely inflamed and painful

    6. an angry sore


    Definition of angry by GCIDE Dictionary

    angry


    1. Angry a. [Compar. Angrier ( ); superl. Angriest.] [See Anger.]
      1. Troublesome; vexatious; rigorous. [Obs.]

      God had provided a severe and angry education to chastise the forwardness of a young spirit. Jer. Taylor.

      2. Inflamed and painful, as a sore.

      3. Touched with anger; under the emotion of anger; feeling resentment; enraged; -- followed generally by with before a person, and at before a thing.

      Be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves. Gen. xlv. 5.

      Wherefore should God be angry at thy voice? Eccles. v. 6.

      4. Showing anger; proceeding from anger; acting as if moved by anger; wearing the marks of anger; as, “angry words or tones; an angry sky; angry waves.” “An angry countenance.” Prov. xxv. 23.

      5. Red. [R.]

      Sweet rose, whose hue, angry and brave. Herbert.

      6. Sharp; keen; stimulated. [R.]

      I never ate with angrier appetite. Tennyson.

      Syn. -- Passionate; resentful; irritated; irascible; indignant; provoked; enraged; incensed; exasperated; irate; hot; raging; furious; wrathful; wroth; choleric; inflamed; infuriated.