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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (3)

1. easily moved to anger;
- Example: "men of the choleric type take to kicking and smashing"- H.G.Wells

2. quickly aroused to anger;
- Example: "a hotheaded commander"
[syn: choleric, irascible, hotheaded, hot-tempered, quick-tempered, short-tempered]

3. characterized by anger;
- Example: "a choleric outburst"
- Example: "an irascible response"
[syn: choleric, irascible]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Choleric \Chol"er*ic\, a. [L. cholericus, Gr. ?: cf. F. chol['e]rique.] 1. Abounding with, or producing choler, or bile. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Easily irritated; irascible; inclined to anger. [1913 Webster] 3. Angry; indicating anger; excited by anger. "Choleric speech." --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] Choleric temperament, the bilious temperament. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

choleric adj 1: easily moved to anger; "men of the choleric type take to kicking and smashing"- H.G.Wells 2: quickly aroused to anger; "a hotheaded commander" [syn: choleric, irascible, hotheaded, hot-tempered, quick- tempered, short-tempered] 3: characterized by anger; "a choleric outburst"; "an irascible response" [syn: choleric, irascible]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

64 Moby Thesaurus words for "choleric": acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acid, acidic, acidulent, acidulous, acrimonious, ambivert, angry, bilious, bitter, burning, captious, carping, caustic, cranky, cycloid, cyclothyme, cyclothymic, dyspeptic, ectomorph, embittered, endomorph, extrovert, faultfinding, fiery, heated, hot-tempered, indignant, introvert, irate, ireful, jaundiced, mad, melancholic, mesomorph, phlegmatic, quick-tempered, rancorous, rankled, ratty, resentful, resenting, sanguine, schizoid, schizothyme, sore, sour, sour-tempered, soured, splenetic, spunky, stewing, syntone, testy, tetchy, touchy, vinegarish, virulent, waxy, wrathful, wrathy, wroth