Definitions for angryˈæŋ gri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

an•gryˈæŋ gri(adj.)-gri•er, -gri•est.

  1. feeling anger or strong resentment:

    to be angry at the dean; to be angry about the insult.

  2. expressing, caused by, or characterized by anger; wrathful:

    angry words.

  3. Chiefly New Eng. and Midland U.S. inflamed, as a sore.

    Category: Dialect

  4. exhibiting characteristics associated with anger or danger:

    an angry sea.

Origin of angry:

1275–1325; see anger


Princeton's WordNet

  1. angry(adj)

    feeling or showing anger

    "angry at the weather"; "angry customers"; "an angry silence"; "sending angry letters to the papers"

  2. angry, furious, raging, tempestuous, wild(adj)

    (of the elements) as if showing violent anger

    "angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea"

  3. angry(adj)

    severely inflamed and painful

    "an angry sore"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. angry(adjective)ˈæŋ gri

    feeling anger; = mad

    Don; ’t get angry at/with me.; It made him so angry.; "Stop it!" she said angrily.; a crowd angrily chanting anti-war slogans


  1. angry(Adjective)

    Displaying or feeling anger.

  2. angry(Adjective)

    Inflamed and painful.

    The broken glass left two angry cuts across my arm.

  3. angry(Adjective)

    Dark and stormy, menacing.

    Angry clouds raced across the sky.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Angry

    troublesome; vexatious; rigorous

  2. Angry

    inflamed and painful, as a sore

  3. Angry

    touched with anger; under the emotion of anger; feeling resentment; enraged; -- followed generally by with before a person, and at before a thing

  4. Angry

    showing anger; proceeding from anger; acting as if moved by anger; wearing the marks of anger; as, angry words or tones; an angry sky; angry waves

  5. Angry


  6. Angry

    sharp; keen; stimulated

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'angry' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2408

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'angry' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3731

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'angry' in Adjectives Frequency: #317

Anagrams of angry

  1. rangy

Translations for angry

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


feeling or showing anger

He was so angry that he was unable to speak; angry words; She is angry with him; The sky looks angry; – it is going to rain.

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