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Synonyms for irascible
ɪˈræs ə bəliras·ci·ble

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  1. irascibleadjective

    Synonyms:
    cantankerous, ill-tempered, cranky, choleric

  2. irascibleadjective

    Easily provoked to outbursts of anger; irritable.

    Synonyms:
    cranky, ill-tempered, choleric, cantankerous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. choleric, irascible, hotheaded, hot-tempered, quick-tempered, short-temperedadjective

    quickly aroused to anger

    "a hotheaded commander"

    Synonyms:
    brainish, quick-tempered, tearaway(a), impetuous, choleric, short-tempered, hot-tempered, impulsive, madcap, hotheaded

    Antonyms:
    good-natured, unangry(p)

  2. choleric, irascibleadjective

    characterized by anger

    "a choleric outburst"; "an irascible response"

    Synonyms:
    choleric, hot-tempered, quick-tempered, short-tempered, hotheaded

    Antonyms:
    good-natured, unangry(p)

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. irascibleadjective

    Synonyms:
    passionate, hasty, hot, irritable, touchy, testy, waspish, quick, snappish, splenetic, petulant, choleric, peppery, like tinder, like touchwood

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#30182cranky
#40416impulsive
#65029madcap
#83664impetuous
#104168cantankerous
#116184irascible
#256850choleric
#283110hotheaded

How to use irascible in a sentence?

  1. Marquis de Sade:

    Imperious, choleric, irascible, extreme in everything, with a dissolute imagination the like of which has never been seen, atheistic to the point of fanaticism, there you have me in a nutshell, and kill me again or take me as I am, for I shall not change.

  2. Chris Christie:

    John McCain was far more irascible and tactless in his campaign style than Christie has been and he was not known as a bully, maybe it's just because of Chris Christie's size -- he looks like a guy who could just squash you!


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