What does the word irate mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Moved to anger; wrathful.

Usage examples for irate

  1. The leading man had no chance whatever in the hands of the irate Westerner. – The Film Mystery by 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 by 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 by Harold M. Sherman