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Meaning of "sharp-tempered" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SHARP-TEMPERED

sharp-tempered  [ˌʃɑːpˈtempəd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHARP-TEMPERED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sharp-Tempered is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SHARP-TEMPERED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sharp-tempered in the English dictionary

The definition of sharp-tempered in the dictionary is with a tendency to become suddenly angry.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SHARP-TEMPERED


fiery-tempered
ˈfaɪərɪˌtɛmpəd
foul-tempered
ˌfaʊlˈtempəd
hot-tempered
ˌhɒtˈtempəd
kippered
ˈkɪpəd
leopard
ˈlɛpəd
Leppard
ˈlɛpəd
pampered
ˈpæmpəd
Shepard
ˈʃɛpəd
shepherd
ˈʃɛpəd
Sheppard
ˈʃɛpəd
slippered
ˈslɪpəd
sweet-tempered
ˌswiːtˈtɛmpəd
tapered
ˈteɪpəd
tempered
ˈtɛmpəd
undistempered
ˌʌndɪsˈtempəd
unhampered
ʌnˈhæmpəd
unpampered
ʌnˈpæmpəd
unpeppered
ʌnˈpɛpəd
untempered
ʌnˈtempəd
zippered
ˈzɪpəd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHARP-TEMPERED

sharp
sharp practice
sharp tongue
sharp-eared
sharp-eyed
sharp-faced
sharp-featured
sharp-set
sharp-sighted
sharp-sightedly
sharp-sightedness
sharp-tongued
sharp-witted
sharp-wittedly
sharp-wittedness
sharpbender
sharpen
sharpener
sharpening
sharper

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHARP-TEMPERED

bad-tempered
centered
chartered
considered
covered
even-tempered
good-tempered
ill-tempered
layered
ordered
powdered
quick-tempered
recovered
registered
remembered
scattered
short-tempered
unanswered
well-tempered
what the doctor ordered

Synonyms and antonyms of sharp-tempered in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sharp-tempered» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHARP-TEMPERED

Find out the translation of sharp-tempered to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sharp-tempered from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sharp-tempered» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

锐回火
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sostenido templado
570 millions of speakers

English

sharp-tempered
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तेज स्वभाव
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حاد المزاج
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Резкое - закаленное
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sharp- temperado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ধারালো-পোড়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sharp- trempé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tajam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

scharf gehärtetem
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シャープ強化
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

날카로운 강화
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tajem-tempered
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sắc nét cường
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூர்மையான-மனமுடைய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तीक्ष्ण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Keskin huylu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

irascibile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ostre hartowane
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Різке - загартоване
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ascuțit - temperat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απότομη - μετριάζεται
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skerp gehard
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skarp härdat
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sharp- herdet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sharp-tempered

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHARP-TEMPERED»

The term «sharp-tempered» is used very little and occupies the 153.416 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHARP-TEMPERED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sharp-tempered

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHARP-TEMPERED»

Discover the use of sharp-tempered in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sharp-tempered and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Midwife's Apprentice
In a small village in medieval England, a young homeless girl acquires a home and a new career when she becomes the apprentice to a sharp-tempered midwife.
Karen Cushman, 2012
2
Summa Theologiae: Volume 44, Well-Tempered Passion: 2a2ae. ...
It seems that his division is not well-advised when he speaks of the sharp- tempered, the sullen-tempered, and the harsh- tempered. 2a The sullen or bitter- tempered are described as those who are implacable and remain angry for a long time.
Thomas Aquinas, Thomas Gilby, 2006
3
The Heroine in Western Literature: The Archetype and Her ...
A sharp-tempered woman, or for that matter a man, Is easier to deal with than the clever type Who holds her tongue. Again Medea is different, a barbarian. Unlike the reshaped feminine ideal, she does not commit suicide; instead, praying to ...
Meredith A. Powers, 2000
4
A Greek reader ... containing selections in prose and ...
5591a“, au, 0', vi, (5513;, sharp, and 9146;, the temper,) sharp tempered, choleric, irascible. 526;, I71, Ii, sharp; sour; swift. iiztixne, egg, 5, 0'1, (557;, sharp, and xn'e, the hand,) nimble handed, dexterous, expert with the hands. 556291", au, ,'1 ...
Cornelius Conway FELTON, Evangelinus Apostolides Sophocles, 1840
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Essays in Ancient Greek Philosophy II
This same distinction between emotion and cleverness occurs again when Creon says that he fears lest Medea be planning something (317) and then adds that a sharp-tempered (oEufiuuog 319) person is easier to guard against than a silent ...
John Peter Anton, Anthony Preus, 1983
6
Aspects in Vedic Astrology
Sun, Moon, Jupiter and Saturn Aggressive and sharp-tempered; several sons and much wealth; adored by good (i.e. beautiful) damsels or has a beautiful wife of a good family. Sun, Moon, Venus and Saturn Behaves like a female; always ...
Gopesh Kumar Ojha, Ashutosh Ojha, 2002
7
Pansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary
... jerk sharp-tailed duck pintail sharp-tasting acid, bitter, tangy, tart sharp-tasting acid citric sharp-tasting sauce Worcester sharp-tempered edgy, acid sharp, tinkling sound clink sharp-toned growl snarl sharp-tongued sarcastic sharp tooth fang, ...
Louisa Pansegrouw, 1994
8
A Comparison of a Hierarchical Vocal Function Warm-up ...
33) Vocal warm-ups are often played with a typical triadic accompaniment, rising by incremental half-step intervals. The constant repetition of the 14-cent- sharp tempered third demands that the voice make adjustments to match the tempered  ...
Jayne E. Campbell, 2008
9
Medea
A sharp-tempered woman, or, for that matter, a man, Is easier to deal with than the clever type Who holds her tongue. No. You must go. No need for more Speeches. The thing is fixed. By no manner of means Shall you, an enemy of mine, stay ...
Euripides, 1993
10
Beasts and Beauties: Animals, Gender, and Domestication in ...
In behaviour, wild animals are said to be 'sharp tempered, inhuman, unfriendly, irascible, cruel, furious, solitary, coleric and melancholic, ferocious, implacable, insidious, fraudulent, mean spirited, impulsive, quick, and opposed to justice' ( 102) ...
Juliana Schiesari, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHARP-TEMPERED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sharp-tempered is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Looking back at when SJU dropped football
"He was a small man, but sharp-tempered," Theisen said. "He really controlled the monastery. He was in charge of everything — literally. Nothing was done ... «St. Cloud Times, Apr 15»
2
Princess Margaret and the divorcé: a cautionary tale of 1950s …
Valerie Gisborn was the exuberant 15-year-old daughter of 'a sharp-tempered, anti-social' mother riddled with 'neurotic restrictiveness'. But Valerie had fallen in ... «Spectator.co.uk, Mar 15»
3
In 'Top Five,' Chris Rock takes a baby step beyond standup
They visit sharp-tempered relatives and old friends at the Brooklyn housing project where he grew up, with lively bits from Leslie Jones and Tracy Morgan. «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Dec 14»
4
Bob Dylan and the Writing of Blonde on Blonde at the Chelsea Hotel
For the past year, at least, he had sustained himself with what he euphemistically called “a lot of medicine,” which had left him whipthin, sharp-tempered, and ... «Daily Beast, Dec 13»
5
The Reluctant Star
Gardner was too sharp-tempered to play slow-witted girls, as Lana Turner and Kim Novak did (though she didn't play intellectuals, either), and too proud to be ... «New Yorker, Aug 13»
6
One city. One job. One sex: Paris set to see first woman mayor
For the past 12 years, it has been the home of the innovative, sharp-tempered, popular Socialist mayor, Bertrand Delanoë, the father of the Véliband cycle ... «The Independent, Mar 13»
7
The Portrait Of A Lady
Isabel Archer is a young, orphaned American living among rich relatives -- a dying elderly uncle played by John Gielgud, a scattered but sharp-tempered aunt ... «DVD Talk, Dec 12»
8
Top Psycho Movie Mums
Eleanor, you see, is a sharp-tempered bully who pushes her milquetoast senator husband around and snaps at her son with regularity. What's more, we ... «Crave Online, Feb 12»
9
More Forgotten Tales of Disney History
He can be fairly sharp-tempered and tough, if people are stupid or unproductive, and this causes griping among those who don't live up to his standards. «MousePlanet, Mar 10»
10
Gran Torino is 100-Proof Clint
This is vintage Eastwood, the character he has always played best, taking a surprising turn in his scrappy, sharp-tempered old age. He's a wonderful actor, and a ... «Daily Beast, Jan 09»

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