Word of the Week: Irascible

Every week we’ll be featuring an exceptional, useful, or just plain weird word. Use it to inspire a poem, impress your coworkers, or scare away the person sitting too close to you on the bus.


The word of the week is irascible.


1. (of a person) Easily made angry.
2. Characterized by or arising from anger.

irritable – quick-tempered – short-tempered – testy

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