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

  • adj. Having a bad temper; irritable.

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  • adj. Having ill temper; being in a bad mood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of bad temper; grouchy; morose; crabbed; sour; peevish; fretful; quarrelsome.
  • adj. Unhealthy; ill-conditioned.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Distempered; disordered.
  • Having a bad temper; morose; crabbed; petulant; surly; cross.
  • Synonyms See ill-natured.

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

  • adj. annoyed and irritable

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