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English definition of “short-tempered”

short-tempered

adjective uk   /ˌʃɔːtˈtem.pəd/ us    /ˌʃɔːrtˈtem.pɚd/
If someone is short-tempered, they get angry easily, often for no good reason.Bad-tempered
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