choleric choleric  /ˈkɑ lə rɪk/


  1. (adj) easily moved to anger
  2. (adj) quickly aroused to anger
  3. (adj) characterized by anger


  1. The team heaved a sigh of relief when choleric coach Adam was replaced by amiable and calm Derek.
  2. Her readers no longer cared for her choleric style and Jane was periliously close to losing her regular column.
  3. Her choleric temper got in the way of her progress in tennis.


  • Does the Latest Google Chrome Break Offline Gmail?

    My hypothesis is that the latest Chrome does break offline Gmail, based on the following experimental evidence: Act One : About eight hours ago, as noted in a choleric-themed dispatch , I observed that ...
    on July 11, 2013     Source: The Atlantic via Yahoo! Finance

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