angrier; angriest

To be angry is to be furious. People who get angry a lot have a short temper.

This is a word for a common emotion: being mad or enraged. People get mad all the time, about traffic, homework, parents, children, and even the weather. When you're angry it's hard to think straight: you see red. The sea could be described as angry when its waves ferociously crash the beach. Some synonyms for anger are furious, raging, and tempestuous. If you're feeling angry, you should blow off steam or count to 10 instead of doing something you'll regret.

Definitions of angry
  1. adjective
    feeling or showing anger
    angry at the weather”
    angry customers”
    “an angry silence”
    “sending angry letters to the papers”
    aggravated, provoked
    incited, especially deliberately, to anger
    angered, apoplectic, enraged, furious, infuriated, maddened
    marked by extreme anger
    choleric, irascible
    characterized by anger
    hot under the collar
    very angry
    huffy, mad, sore
    roused to anger
    incensed, indignant, outraged, umbrageous
    angered at something unjust or wrong
    irate, ireful
    feeling or showing extreme anger
    furiously angry
    smoldering, smouldering
    showing scarcely suppressed anger
    wrathful, wroth, wrothful
    vehemently incensed and condemnatory
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    not angry
  2. adjective
    (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
    angry clouds on the horizon”
    synonyms: furious, raging, tempestuous, wild
    (especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion
  3. adjective
    severely inflamed and painful
    “an angry sore”
    not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind
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