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Definitions from WordNet

Adjective quick-tempered has 1 sense
  1. choleric, irascible, hotheaded, hot-tempered, quick-tempered, short, short-tempered - quickly aroused to anger; "a hotheaded commander"
    Antonym: good-natured (indirect, via ill-natured)

Definitions from the Web



Having a tendency to become easily angry or irritable.


Sense 1: Prone to get angry or lose temper quickly.

Sense 2: Showing impatience or irritability in certain situations.

Sample Sentences:

Sense 1:

  1. He is known for being quick-tempered and often ends up in arguments.
  2. The quick-tempered driver honked furiously at the slow-moving car.

Sense 2:

  1. Her quick-tempered reaction to criticism often led to strained relationships.
  2. Be careful with what you say; she's very quick-tempered and might take offense.

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