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Definition of "irate" []

  • Extremely angry; enraged. See Synonyms at angry. (adjective)
  • Characterized or occasioned by anger: an irate phone call. (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.

Use "irate" in a sentence
  • "Sowell lamented the decline of politicians, but he ignored the parallel decline in irate sufferering humanity."
  • "By some estimates, as many as half of all flights contain an "irate" of one kind or another, from counter pounders to worse."
  • "The Obama supporter claims President Clinton became "irate" and may have even touched his face during a confrontation afterwards."