Definition of "angry" []

  • Feeling or showing anger; incensed or enraged: angry at a rude neighbor; angry with a salesclerk. (adjective)
  • Indicative of or resulting from anger: an angry silence. (adjective)
  • Having a menacing aspect; threatening: angry clouds on the horizon. (adjective)
  • Chiefly New England & Midland U.S. Inflamed and painful: an angry sore. (adjective)
  • Feeling or expressing annoyance, animosity, or resentment; enraged (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Suggestive of anger (adjective)
  • Severely inflamed (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "angry" in a sentence
  • "That man would be angry, _angry_ if he came and found her gone!"
  • "-- I am glad it made you laugh for Somebody told me in Greece that you was angry, and I was sorry, as you were perhaps the only person whom I did _not_ want to _make angry_."
  • "Despite all this, I've spent my life fighting the label angry black woman because it's a handy way to put a black woman down, modern-day shorthand for telling her not to have ideas above her station."