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adjective angry pronunciation in British English /ˈæŋɡri/
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adjectiveangry
comparativeangrier
superlativeangriest
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  1. 1
    very annoyed
    angry about/at/over: He is very angry about the way he’s been treated.
    Patients are angry at the increase in charges for medicines.
    angry with: Are you angry with me?
    feel angry: I was left feeling angry and bitter.
    look/sound angry: Some of the parents looked extremely angry.
    get/become angry: There’s no point in getting angry.
    make someone angry: His attitude makes me really angry.
    1. a.
      used about peoples behaviour
      The speech provoked an angry response from teachers and community leaders.

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 angry pronunciation in British English adverb
 

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