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Meaning of angry by Wiktionary Dictionary



    From Middle English


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


    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 .


    Derived terms

    • angrily
    • angriness

    See also

    • Anger on Wikipedia .


Explanation of angry by Wordnet Dictionary


    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


    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.