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mouton enragé

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  • noun A normally peaceful person who has become suddenly and uncharacteristically angry.

Etymologies

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First attested in 1826. From French mouton enragé ("angry sheep"), a nickname given to French politician Nicolas de Condorcet by Turgot. Formed from mouton ("sheep") + enragé, past participle of enrager ("to enrage").

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  • Literally, 'furious sheep.' Term for an angry person who is usually calm.

    July 9, 2008

  • I'm reminded of the list Vicious Sheep.

    July 9, 2008

  • OMG I love it!

    July 9, 2008