WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
bad-tem•pered  (badtem′pərd),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. cross;
    cranky;
    surly;
    ill-tempered:a bad-tempered person.
  • 1920–25


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

bad-tempered adj
  1. angry, irritable, or ungracious



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