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Meaning of “angry” in the English Dictionary

"angry" in British English

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angryadjective

uk   us   /ˈæŋ.ɡri/
  • angry adjective (EMOTIONAL)

A2 having a ​strongfeeling against someone who has ​behavedbadly, making you ​want to ​shout at them or ​hurt them: He's really angry at/with me for ​upsetting Sophie. I don't ​understand what he's angry about. [+ that] They ​feel angry thattheircomplaints were ​ignored. I got really angry with her. It made me really angry.

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  • angry adjective (STORMY)

literary An angry ​sea or ​sky is one where there is a ​storm, or where it ​looks as if there will be a ​stormsoon.
  • angry adjective (PAINFUL)

If an ​infectedarea of the ​body is angry, it is ​red and ​painful: On her ​leg was an angry ​sore.
angrily
adverb uk   us   /-ɡrɪ.li/
B1 "Don't do that!" she ​shouted angrily. Demonstrators ​protested angrily ​following the jury's ​verdict. The ​primeminister reacted angrily to ​claims that he had ​lied to the House of Commons.
(Definition of angry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"angry" in American English

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angryadjective

 us   /ˈæŋ·ɡri/
having the ​feelingpeople get when something ​unfair, ​painful, or ​badhappens: an angry ​mob I ​hope you aren’t angry with me.
angrily
adverb  us   /ˈæŋ·ɡrə·li/
He angrily ​slammed the ​door.
(Definition of angry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “angry”
in Arabic غاضِب…
in Korean 화난…
in Portuguese zangado, bravo, raivoso…
in Catalan enfadat…
in Japanese 怒っている, 腹を立てている…
in Chinese (Simplified) 情感, 发怒的,愤怒的,生气的…
in Turkish kızgın, sinirli, hiddetli…
in Russian сердитый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 情感, 發怒的,憤怒的,生氣的…
in Italian arrabbiato…
in Polish zły, rozgniewany…
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