A Word A Day : irascible

Tuesday, 8th July 2008 : Today's Word is ...

irascible :

Definition :

adjective :

easily angered or provoked, irritable

usage :

  • A grouch is irascible.

  • The students generally abused substitute teachers, but they knew that even substitute teachers become irascible on Monday mornings.

  • an irascible old man

  • an irascible response

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