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Synonyms for irascible
ɪˈræs ə bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. choleric, irascible, hotheaded, hot-tempered, quick-tempered, short-tempered(adj)

    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, irascible(adj)

    characterized by anger

    "a choleric outburst"; "an irascible response"

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

    Antonyms:
    good-natured, unangry(p)

Wiktionary

  1. irascible(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    cantankerous, ill-tempered, cranky, choleric

  2. irascible(adjective)

    Easily provoked to outbursts of anger; irritable.

    Synonyms:
    cranky, ill-tempered, choleric, cantankerous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. irascible(a.)

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

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How to use irascible in a sentence?

  1. 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!

  2. 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.

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