- 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
- inflamed, severe, painful, nasty, swollen, sore •
He had two angry cuts across his forehead.
- threatening, forbidding, grim, menacing, sinister, ominous, baleful, inauspicious •
Under the angry red sky he ran, into the thickening darkness.
When angry, count four; when very angry, swear
Mark Twain – Pudd'nhead Wilson
usage note: 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: angry /ˈæŋɡrɪ/ ADJECTIVE
When you are angry, you feel strong emotion about something that you consider unfair, cruel, or insulting.She was angry at her husband.
- Arabic: غَاضِب
- Brazilian Portuguese: com raiva
- Chinese: 愤怒的
- Croatian: ljut ljuta
- Czech: rozzlobený
- Danish: vred
- Dutch: boos
- European Spanish: enfadado enfadada
- Finnish: vihainen
- French: en colère
- German: wütend
- Greek: θυμωμένος θυμωμένη
- Italian: arrabbiato arrabbiata
- Japanese: 怒った
- Korean: 화난
- Norwegian: sint
- Polish: zły złarozgniewany
- Portuguese: zangado zangada
- Romanian: furios furioasă, furioși, furioase
- Russian: сердитый сердитая
- Spanish: enfadado enfadada
- Swedish: arg argt
- Thai: โกรธ
- Turkish: kızgın
- Ukrainian: сердитий
- Vietnamese: tức giận
Definition of angry from the Collins English Thesaurus
feeling or expressing annoyance, animosity, or resentment; enraged
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