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- Displaying or feeling anger.
- His face became angry.
- An angry mob started looting the warehouse.
- 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 5, in The Celebrity:
- Then we relapsed into a discomfited silence, and wished we were anywhere else. But Miss Thorn relieved the situation by laughing aloud, and with such a hearty enjoyment that instead of getting angry and more mortified we began to laugh ourselves, and instantly felt better.
- (said about a wound or a rash) Inflamed and painful.
- The broken glass left two angry cuts across my arm.
- (figuratively, said about the elements, like the sky or the sea) Dark and stormy, menacing.
- Angry clouds raced across the sky.
- The comparative more angry and the superlative most angry are also occasionally found.
- The sense “feeling anger” is construed with with or at when the object is a person: I’m angry with/at my boss. It is construed with at or about when the object is a situation: I’m angry at/about what he said. When both a person and a situation are given, the latter is construed with for instead: I’m angry with/at my boss for what he said.
- (displaying anger): mad, enraged, wrathful, furious, apoplectic; irritated, annoyed, vexed, pissed off, cheesed off, worked up, psyched up
- See also Thesaurus:angry
inflamed and painful
angry (superlative angriest)
- Angry; displaying angriness (usually of actions)
- Easily annoyed or angered; irous or spiteful.
- Severe, vexatious, ferocious, painful.