Friday, August 19, 2011

irascible

irascible [ i-ras-uh-buh l ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. very irritable; short-tempered
2. marked or produced by anger or hot temper
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The irascible Sales Manager gave a dressing down to his team for not achieving their monthly targets.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 He will forever be linked to the irascible newsroom boss he played on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and its dramatic spinoff, "Lou Grant."