from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Feeling or showing anger; incensed or enraged.
  • adjective Indicative of or resulting from anger.
  • adjective Having a menacing aspect; threatening.
  • adjective Chiefly New England & Midland US Inflamed and painful.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Causing grief or trouble; troublesome; vexatious; trying.
  • Feeling grief or trouble; grieved; troubled; vexed.
  • Feeling or showing anger or resentment (with or at a person, at or about a thing): said of persons.
  • Characterized by or manifesting anger; wrathful: as, an angry look or mood; angry words; an angry reply.
  • Bearing the marks of anger; having the appearance of being in anger; frowning; fierce: as, an angry countenance; angry billows.
  • Having the color of the face of one who is in anger; red.
  • Sharp; keen; vigorous.
  • In medicine, inflamed, as a sore; exhibiting inflammation.
  • = Syn. 3, 4, 5. Indignant, incensed, passionate, resentful, irritated, wrathful, irate, hot, raging, furious, stormy, choleric, inflamed, tumultuous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Troublesome; vexatious; rigorous.
  • adjective Inflamed and painful, as a sore.
  • adjective Touched with anger; under the emotion of anger; feeling resentment; enraged; -- followed generally by with before a person, and at before a thing.
  • adjective Showing anger; proceeding from anger; acting as if moved by anger; wearing the marks of anger
  • adjective rare Red.
  • adjective rare Sharp; keen; stimulated.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Displaying or feeling anger.
  • adjective said about a wound or a rash Inflamed and painful.
  • adjective figuratively, said about the sky or the sea Dark and stormy, menacing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
  • adjective feeling or showing anger
  • adjective severely inflamed and painful


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English angri, from anger, anger; see anger.]

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From Middle English, see anger


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  • Angry shouldn't drive,

    You'll get there fast but not safe

    But let hungry cook!

    Stu Charno

    November 8, 2007