temper noun Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “temper” - Learner’s Dictionary

temper

noun     /ˈtempər/
B2 [C, U] If someone has a temper, they become angry very easily: He's got a really bad temper.Bad-tempered
be in a bad/foul, etc temper to be feeling angry: I'd avoid her if I were you - she's in a foul temper.Bad-temperedAngry and displeasedBad-tempered
lose your temper (with sb) B2 to suddenly become very angry: I lost my temper with the children this morning.Becoming angry and expressing anger
keep your temper to succeed in staying calm and not becoming angryCalm and relaxedControlling emotionsCalm and relaxedNot showing or feeling emotions
(Definition of temper noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

fire-eater

a performer who entertains people by seeming to swallow flames

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More