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bad-temperedadjective

uk   /ˌbædˈtemp.əd/  us   /-ɚd/
B2 A bad-tempered person becomes angry and annoyed easily: She's very bad-tempered in the mornings!
Translations of “bad-tempered”
in Korean 성질이 나쁜…
in Arabic سَيّء المِزاج…
in Portuguese mal-humorado…
in Catalan malhumorat…
in Japanese 気が短い, 気難しい…
in Italian di cattivo umore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 脾氣壞的,易怒的…
in Russian раздражительный, вздорный…
in Turkish kötü huylu, geçimsiz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脾气坏的,易怒的…
in Polish wybuchowy…
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