Definition of 'bad-tempered'
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Anyone who has been at a bad-tempered church council meeting or synod will know what it can be at its worst. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You are not a bad-tempered person. Why Am I Afraid to be Assertive? (1994)THERE were nine yellow cards plus a red in this bad-tempered affair. The Sun (2012)I made a full recovery but my older son has become very bad-tempered. The Sun (2014)I am a very bad-tempered person. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The embarrassment capped a bad-tempered exchange that ended with the PM trying to walk off the set early in a sulk. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'bad-tempered'
British English: bad-tempered /bædˈtɛmpəd/ ADJECTIVE
If you are bad-tempered, you are not cheerful and get angry easily.
I became bad-tempered and tearful with my husband.
- American English: bad-tempered
- Arabic: مُتَعَكِّر الـمِزاج
- Brazilian Portuguese: mal humorado
- Chinese: 脾气不好
- Croatian: mrzovoljan
- Czech: nevrlý
- Danish: pirrelig
- Dutch: slechtgehumeurd
- European Spanish: de mal genio ser
- Finnish: pahantuulinen
- French: avoir mauvais caractère
- German: übellaunig
- Greek: κακότροπος
- Italian: irritabile
- Japanese: 機嫌の悪い
- Korean: 기분이 상한
- Norwegian: i dårlig humør
- Polish: wybuchowy
- European Portuguese: mal humorado
- Romanian: irascibil
- Russian: раздражительный
- Spanish: malhumorado
- Swedish: på dåligt humör
- Thai: อารมณ์เสีย
- Turkish: huysuz
- Ukrainian: злий
- Vietnamese: dễ nổi cáu
Definition of bad-tempered from the Collins English Dictionary
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