Synonyms of angry in English:


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1‘Vivienne got angry and started shouting’

irate, annoyed, cross, vexed, irritated, exasperated, indignant, aggrieved, irked, piqued, displeased, provoked, galled, resentful
furious, enraged, infuriated, in a temper, incensed, raging, incandescent, wrathful, fuming, ranting, raving, seething, frenzied, in a frenzy, beside oneself, outraged, in high dudgeon
irascible, bad-tempered, hot-tempered, choleric, splenetic, dyspeptic, tetchy, testy, crabby, waspish
hostile, antagonistic, black, dark, dirty, filthy
informal mad, hopping mad, wild, livid, boiling, apoplectic, aerated, hot under the collar, riled, on the warpath, up in arms, with all guns blazing, foaming at the mouth, steamed up, in a lather, fit to be tied, aggravated, snappy, snappish
British informal shirty, stroppy, narky, ratty, eggy, in a paddy, as cross as two sticks
North American informal sore, bent out of shape, soreheaded, teed off, ticked off
Australian, New Zealand informal ropeable, snaky, crook
West Indian informal vex
British informal, dated in a bate, waxy
vulgar slang pissed off
North American vulgar slang pissed
literary ireful, wroth

calm, pleased

2‘an angry debate erupted’

heated, hot, passionate, furious, fiery, stormy, tempestuous, lively
bad-tempered, ill-tempered, acrimonious, bitter

good-humoured, peaceful

3‘he had an angry spot on the side of his nose’

inflamed, red, swollen, sore, painful


    get angry

    lose one's temper, become enraged, go into a rage, rant and rave, go berserk, fume, seethe, flare up, bristle
    informal get mad, go mad, go crazy, go wild, go bananas, hit the roof, go through the roof, go up the wall, jump up and down, see red, go off the deep end, fly off the handle, blow one's top, blow a fuse, blow a gasket, lose one's rag, go ape, burst a blood vessel, breathe fire, flip, flip one's lid, foam at the mouth, get all steamed up, get worked up, have a fit, explode, have steam coming out of one's ears, gnash one's teeth, go non-linear, go ballistic, go into orbit, go psycho
    British informal go spare, go crackers, do one's nut, get one's knickers in a twist, throw a wobbly
    North American informal flip one's wig, blow one's lid, blow one's stack, have a cow, go postal, have a conniption fit
    vulgar slang go apeshit