WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
an•gry /ˈæŋgri/USA pronunciation
adj., -gri•er, -gri•est. WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
- feeling anger or strong resentment:an angry parent.[be + ~ + at/with]She was angry at the dean. I was angry with the children that night.[be + ~ + about]I was angry about the insult.
- showing, expressing, caused by, or characterized by anger;
wrathful:[usually before a noun]angry words.
- Dialect TermsChiefly New England and Midland U.S. [before a noun] inflamed;
red:an angry sore.
- showing characteristics associated with anger:[usually: before a noun]an angry sea; angry clouds.
angry is an adjective, anger is a noun, angrily is an adverb:They were very angry with you. He keeps his anger locked up inside. He stalked angrily out of the room.
(ang′grē),USA pronunciation adj., -gri•er, -gri•est.
- feeling or showing anger or strong resentment (usually fol. by at, with, or about):to be angry at the dean; to be angry about the snub.
- expressing, caused by, or characterized by anger;
- Dialect Terms[Chiefly New Eng. and Midland U.S.]inflamed, as a sore;
- (of an object or phenomenon) exhibiting a characteristic or creating a mood associated with anger or danger, as by color, sound, force, etc.:an angry sea; the boom of angry guns.
- Middle English. See anger, -y1 1275–1325
- 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged irate, incensed, enraged, infuriated, furious, mad;
- 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged calm.
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angry /ˈæŋɡrɪ/ adj ( -grier, -griest)
ˈangrily adv USAGE
- feeling or expressing annoyance, animosity, or resentment; enraged
- suggestive of anger: angry clouds
- severely inflamed: an angry sore
It was formerly considered incorrect to talk about being angry at a person, but this use is now acceptable