Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: ill-tempered

schlecht gelaunt
übel gelaunt
grimmig (schlechtgelaunt)


“I should take him, even on my slight acquaintance, to be an ill-tempered man.”
A stately squadron of snowy geese were riding in an adjoining pond, convoying whole fleets of ducks; regiments of turkeys were gobbling through the farmyard, and Guinea fowls fretting about it, like ill-tempered housewives, with their peevish, discontented cry.
Fóka, the butler, was the most ill-tempered person in the house.
He was not an ill-tempered man, not so often unreasonably cross as to deserve such a reproach; but his temper was not his great perfection; and, indeed, with such a worshipping wife, it was hardly possible that any natural defects in it should not be increased.
To be constantly living with an ill-tempered person, must be dreadful.
—I do not care whether I meet him or not—except that of the two I had rather not see him—and indeed I would go any distance round to avoid him—but I do not envy his wife in the least; I neither admire her nor envy her, as I have done: she is very charming, I dare say, and all that, but I think her very ill-tempered and disagreeable—I shall never forget her look the other night!
The covers were displaced, the rags scattered about, the jug broken, the mother had been crying, the children had probably been beaten; traces of a vigorous and ill-tempered search.
It put on an ill-tempered look at every development of the nation.
He always had an ill-tempered air, seemed to wish to intimidate his customers, grumbled at the people who entered his establishment, and had rather the mien of seeking a quarrel with them than of serving them with soup.
They could not every day sit so grim and taciturn; and it was impossible, however ill-tempered they might be, that the universal scowl they wore was their every-day countenance.

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die Ill [geogr.] (ein Nebenfluss des Rheins) the Ill River (a tributary of the Rhine)
die Ill [geogr.] (ein Nebenfluss des Rheins) the River Ill (a tributary of the Rhine)
die Ill [geogr.] (ein Nebenfluss des Rheins) the Ill (a tributary of the Rhine)
böses Omen {n} ill omen
übel gelaunt bad-tempered
grimmig (schlechtgelaunt) bad-tempered
angelassenes Härte-Gefüge {n} tempered martensitic structure
schlechtgelaunt ill-humored [esp. Am.]
erkrankte fell ill
heissblütig [schweiz. Orthogr.] (bez. Temperament) hot-tempered