Meaning of “angry” in the English Dictionary

"angry" in English

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uk /ˈæŋ.ɡri/ us /ˈæŋ.ɡri/

angry adjective (EMOTIONAL)

A2 having a strong feeling against someone who has behaved badly, 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 that their complaints were ignored.
I got really angry with her.
It made me really angry.

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adverb uk /ˈæŋ.ɡrəl.i/ us /ˈæŋ.ɡrəl.i/


"Don't do that!" she shouted angrily.
Demonstrators protested angrily following the jury's verdict.
The prime minister 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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us /ˈæŋ·ɡri/

having the feeling people get when something unfair, painful, or bad happens:

an angry mob
I hope you aren’t angry with me.
adverb us /ˈæŋ·ɡrə·li/

He angrily slammed the door.

(Definition of “angry” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)