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 Dictionary entry overview: What does irascible mean? 

IRASCIBLE (adjective)
  The adjective IRASCIBLE has 2 senses:

1. quickly aroused to anger
2. characterized by anger

  Familiarity information: IRASCIBLE used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

IRASCIBLE (adjective)

Sense 1irascible [BACK TO TOP]


Quickly aroused to anger


hot-tempered; hotheaded; irascible; quick-tempered; short-tempered; choleric

Context example:

a hotheaded commander


ill-natured (having an irritable and unpleasant disposition)

Sense 2irascible [BACK TO TOP]


Characterized by anger


irascible; choleric

Context examples:

a choleric outburst / an irascible response


angry (feeling or showing anger)

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