Irascible

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Irascible Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • characterized by anger; "a choleric outburst"; "an irascible response"
  • quickly aroused to anger; "a hotheaded commander"

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  • The Irascibles: The Irascibles or Irascible 18 were the labels given to a group of American abstract artists who put name to an open letter , written in ...

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Irascible Sample Sentences in News


  • Back for a shellacking
    Like, say, Lou Reed and John Cale in the shadow of the Velvet Underground, that irascible Chicagoan Steve Albini has labored for most of his life under the combined blessing/curse of his first significant band having influenced countless musicians who’ve followed in its wake, and with those Big Black recordings still sounding mind-blowing and light years ahead o Read more on this news related to 'Irascible'
  • Mark Twain In Motion: Only Know Footage of Irascible Author Restored
    Samuel Clemens, known more readily to most people as Mark Twain, has had a resurgence in popularity this year. Perhaps one reason behind the famously sardonic author’s return to the pop culture spotlight is the fact that the Mark Twain House celebrated its 140th anniversary in September. In addition, there are those looking to the Mark Twain In Motion: Only Know Read more on this news related to 'Irascible'
  • The bird Lady and her irascible Lord
    A recent article in The Hindu’s BusinessLine that drew attention to a woman painter in early 19th Century India reminded me that her meticulous watercolours of birds of Madras not on... Read more on this news related to 'Irascible'

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