Short-tempered meaning

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The definition of short tempered is someone who is quick to get mad.

An example of short tempered is a person who starts to yell every single time something goes wrong, whether big or small.

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Easily or quickly moved to anger; irascible.
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Having a tendency to lose one's temper; easily or quickly angered.
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Of or pertaining to a person who is easily angered, who is known to frequently lose his or her temper.

She is so short-tempered that people avoid her company.

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