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Definition of "quick temper" [quick temper]

  • A feeling of resentful anger (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "quick temper" in a sentence
  • "Flashman shows him briefly as a young staff-officer, before the full flowering of the quick temper and impatient efficiency which were to make the expression "All Sir Garnet" synonymous with the modern "Right on!""
  • "She was sincerely ardent in her praises of Tyrrel Rawdon, but -- and there is always a but -- she wondered if Ethel had "noticed what a quick temper he had.""
  • "The one thing against him was his quick temper and ready fist, -- a little thing, for which his kind heart and forgiving hand more than atoned."
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