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angry

adjective

  1. furious, cross, heated, mad (informal), raging, provoked, outraged, annoyed, passionate, irritated, raving, hacked (off) (US, slang), choked, pissed (taboo & slang), infuriated, hot, incensed, enraged, ranting, exasperated, irritable, resentful, nettled, snappy, indignant, pissed off (taboo & slang), irate, tumultuous, displeased, uptight (informal), riled, up in arms, incandescent, ill-tempered, irascible, antagonized, waspish, piqued, hot under the collar (informal), on the warpath, hopping mad (informal), foaming at the mouth, choleric, splenetic, wrathful, at daggers drawn, in high dudgeon, as black as thunder, ireful, fit to be tied (slang), tooshie (Australian, slang), off the air (Australian, slang), aerated • He's an angry man.
    opposites: loving, happy, pleased, friendly, calm, peaceful, pleasant, mild, gratified, agreeable, amiable, congenial
  2. inflamed, severe, painful, nasty, swollen, sore • He had two angry cuts across his forehead.
  3. threatening, forbidding, grim, menacing, sinister, ominous, baleful, inauspicious • Under the angry red sky he ran, into the thickening darkness.
Some people feel it is more correct to talk about being angry with someone than being angry at them. In British English, angry with is still more common than angry at, but angry at is used more commonly in American English.

'angry' in Other Languages

  • British English: angryPronunciation for angry When you are angry, you feel strong emotion about something that you consider unfair, cruel, or insulting.She was angry at her husband.ˈæŋɡrɪ ADJECTIVE
  • Arabic: غَاضِبPronunciation for غَاضِب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: com raivaPronunciation for com raiva
  • Chinese: 愤怒的Pronunciation for 愤怒的
  • Croatian: ljutPronunciation for ljut ljuta
  • Czech: rozzlobenýPronunciation for rozzlobený
  • Danish: vredPronunciation for vred
  • Dutch: boosPronunciation for boos
  • European Spanish: enfadadoPronunciation for enfadado enfadada
  • Finnish: vihainenPronunciation for vihainen
  • French: en colèrePronunciation for en colère
  • German: wütendPronunciation for wütend
  • Greek: θυμωμένοςPronunciation for θυμωμένος θυμωμένη
  • Italian: arrabbiatoPronunciation for arrabbiato arrabbiata
  • Japanese: 怒ったPronunciation for 怒った
  • Korean: 화난Pronunciation for 화난
  • Norwegian: sintPronunciation for sint
  • Polish: złyPronunciation for zły złarozgniewany
  • Portuguese: zangadoPronunciation for zangado zangada
  • Romanian: furios furioasă, furioși, furioase
  • Russian: сердитыйPronunciation for сердитый сердитая
  • Spanish: enfadadoPronunciation for enfadado enfadada
  • Swedish: argPronunciation for arg argt
  • Thai: โกรธPronunciation for โกรธ
  • Turkish: kızgınPronunciation for kızgın
  • Ukrainian: сердитий
  • Vietnamese: tức giậnPronunciation for tức giận

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