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Meaning of IRATE

Pronunciation:  'Ireyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  feeling or showing extreme anger; "irate protesters"; "ireful words"
 

IRATE is a 5 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: angry, ireful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\I*rate"\, a. [L. iratus, fr. irasci to be angry. See
{Ire}.]
Angry; incensed; enraged. [Recent]

      The irate colonel . . . stood speechless. --Thackeray.

      Mr. Jaggers suddenly became most irate.  --Dickens.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: angered, angry, browned-off, choleric, cross, incensed, indignant, ireful, livid, mad, pissed, pissed-off, riled up, sore, ticked off, waxy, worked up, wrathful, wrathy, wroth, wrought-up
 

 

 

 

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