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To express anger - thesaurus

Synonyms

blow up

to suddenly become angry and shout at someone

flare

verb

to suddenly become angry or violent

fume

verb

to feel or show a lot of anger

seethe

verb

to be extremely angry

vent

verb

to express your feelings of anger very strongly

let rip

to suddenly become angry with someone and shout at them

have/throw a fit

to get very angry and shout or become violent

give vent to

to express very strong anger or sadness

rage-quit

verb

informal to angrily abandon an activity or situation that has become frustrating, especially a computer game

throw your toys out of the pram

to behave in a very bad-tempered way because something has gone wrong

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bridle

verb

to be angry or offended, and show this in your movements or expression

cut up nasty/rough

Britishinformal old-fashioned to become angry, threatening, or violent

erupt

verb

to suddenly express a particular feeling, especially anger, in a noisy way

give someone the finger

to express anger at someone in a very rude way by holding up your longest finger towards them with your palm facing you

go berserk

to become violent and uncontrolled because you are very angry

go off

Americaninformal to suddenly become angry and start shouting

let off/blow off steam

to express your feelings of anger or excitement without harming anyone

put/stick two fingers up at someone

to express anger at someone in a very rude way by holding up your first two fingers in the shape of a ā€˜Vā€™ with your palm facing you

rail

verb

formal to express strong anger about something

storm

verb

to go somewhere very quickly because you are angry or upset

throw a wobbly

Britishinformal to react in a very angry way to something that someone says or does

turn on

to suddenly start angrily criticizing someone or shouting at them

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