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angry

adjective uk   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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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 storm soon.

angry adjective (PAINFUL)

If an infected area 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 prime minister reacted angrily to claims that he had lied to the House of Commons.
Translations of “angry”
in Korean 화난…
in Arabic غاضِب…
in Portuguese zangado, bravo, raivoso…
in Catalan enfadat…
in Japanese 怒っている, 腹を立てている…
in Italian arrabbiato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 情感, 發怒的,憤怒的,生氣的…
in Russian сердитый…
in Turkish kızgın, sinirli, hiddetli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 情感, 发怒的,愤怒的,生气的…
in Polish zły, rozgniewany…
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