Part of speech: adjective

Moved to anger; wrathful.

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Usage examples "irate":

  1. The leading man had no chance whatever in the hands of the irate Westerner. - "The Film Mystery", Arthur B. Reeve.
  2. I have taken service on the Daily Trumpet, and you may consider my place on the Bugle vacant- saying which, the irate Mr. Alder put his hat on his head and left the room. - "Jennie Baxter, Journalist", Robert Barr.
  3. But when the irate Miss Chesterton came into the presence of the great John Brown she suddenly quailed. - "Interference and Other Football Stories", Harold M. Sherman.