(adj.) = annoyed ; irate ; upset ; angry ; in a rage ; angrily ; crossly ; irritated ; pissed off ; ill-humoured [ill-humored, -USA] ; exasperated ; miffed ; enraged ; out of anger ; in a grouch ; in a grouch mood ; pissed. Ex: Your exaggerated coughs and annoyed looks and the oh so dramatic flailing about of your hands and arms when he lights up drive him up a wall. Ex: First, Sholom Aleichem I recently spent something like twenty minutes talking over the telephone with a suitably irate and properly frustrated borrower. Ex: He had never seen the children's librarian so upset. Ex: The irate patron stance is characterised by very erect posture, an angry facial expression, sustained eye contact, dilated pupils, emphatic head nods, and in rare cases, clenched fists. Ex: When a library user comes to the reference desk in frustration and desperation -- perhaps in a rage or in tears, it is often an unforgettable (and sometimes unpleasant) opportunity to test one's problem-solving abilities and diplomatic talents. Ex: 'Look!' he growled angrily. Ex: 'Justine refuses to work in your department, Muriel, if it involves overtime,' she said crossly. Ex: Stanley C Holliday hammers home the same message by more whimsical means hinting darkly that a sticky end at the hands of irritated colleagues awaits all librarians who fail to make adequate and accurate notes. Ex: The article is entitled 'Pissed Off: The Ethnography of a Heavy Metal Musician'. Ex: The presence of this irony in ill-humored short articles from various journalistic sources is described. Ex: He was drumming on his desk with exasperated fingers, his mouth quirked at the corners, as if saying: 'Wriggle out of that!'. Ex: These are just superfluous rantings of miffed children. Ex: This incredible newsreel from the 1930s shows the power of anger as an enraged mob stormed a prison holding two kidnappers and killed them both. Ex: If either spouse on rare occasions out of frustration or anger slams a door or speaks angry words is it fair to label he or she as an abuser?. Ex: Life is too short to be in a grouch all the time. Ex: If we start the day in a grouchy mood, chances are those sentiments will transition into the workplace as well. Ex: I go for a drive when I'm really pissed to get away from everything. ---- * alejarse enojado dando zapatazos = stomp away. * enojado al máximo = mad as hell. * estar enojado = get + Posesivo + knickers in a twist ; get + Posesivo + knickers in a bundle ; get + Posesivo + panties in a bundle ; get + Posesivo + knickers in a knot ; be brassed off ; be cheesed off ; be browned off. * gritar enojado = bark. * irse enojado dando zapatazos = stomp away. * salir enojado dando zapatazos = stomp out of ; stomp off. * sentirse enojado = feel + annoyed ; feel + angry ; get + (all) bunged-up. (v.) = cause + anger ; cross ; irritate ; antagonise [antagonize, -USA] ; rub + Nombre + up the wrong way ; rattle ; roil ; gall ; rile ; peeve ; enrage ; exasperate ; raise + Posesivo + hackles ; vex ; hit + a hot button ; put + Posesivo + nose out of joint ; wind + Nombre + up ; get + Posesivo + back(s) up ; get + Posesivo + dander up. Ex: The decision to introduce payments for ILL in Australia has caused much concern and a lot of anger. Ex: There's more to it than that - he becomes vicious, cutting people up behind their backs if they cross him in any way. Ex: Their education must accordingly be designed to prepare them for that future, however much this may irritate the myopics whose only concern is for the present. Ex: Researchers expect librarians to be factually knowledgeable, welcoming, helpful and supportive rather than 'weird', 'snooty' or 'easily antagonized'. Ex: Relations between the two countries would now be difficult as our Prime Minister had rubbed theirs up the wrong way over ridiculous matters. Ex: The rumours of his departure rattled the talented youngster a little bit. Ex: Episcopalians were roiled by the approval of a rector outspokenly conservative on such matters as the liturgy, the hymnal and ordination. Ex: It was the American attitude of superiority that galled them the most. Ex: Now is not the time for superfluous rantings intended to rile the public. Ex: Things like talking over the performances and cutting to commercials in the middle of performances were really peaving the people who watched. Ex: On a recent field trip, he drank too much and became enraged with another student by whom he felt insulted. Ex: Radical intellectuals often seem exasperated by what appears as excessive attention paid to conceptualization. Ex: But be prepared to raise some hackles if you take this approach, because it is essential you do it openly and not behind your boss' back. Ex: The powers-that-be at ISU seem to be a little vexed by the attention they're getting for denying tenure to astronomer Guillermo Gonzalez. Ex: She's relatively patient, but when you hit a hot button with her, she can go from calm to stark-raving mad and cursing in about .00001 seconds . Ex: In petty things he tended to be a poor loser; a defeat in a tennis game tended to put his nose out of joint. Ex: Presumably there are plenty more examples like this across the British rail network, I just decided to pick on this one because it winds me up each time I travel to Brighton. Ex: My mum and I cannot keep a conversation going about a subject I bring up without her getting her back up and starting to have a go at me = Mi mamá y yo no podemos mantener una conversación sobre cualquier tema que yo saque a colación sin que se exaspere y comience a arremeter contra mí. Ex: Nothing got her dander up worse than hearing excuses for not accomplishing something. ---- * enojar a Alguien = ruffle + Nombre + feathers. * enojarse = become + chagrined ; grow + irritable ; lose + Posesivo + temper ; get + Posesivo + knickers in a twist ; get + Posesivo + knickers in a bundle ; get + Posesivo + panties in a bundle ; get + angry ; feel + angry ; feel + annoyed ; take + the huff ; get + Posesivo + knickers in a knot ; get + (all) bunged-up ; lose + Posesivo + rag. * enojarse con Alguien = vent + Posesivo + spleen (on). * enojarse por = be irritated by/at. (v.) = ruffle + Nombre + feathers. Ex: She's taken to her blog to defend her new music video, because she's sure the content matter is going to 'ruffle some feathers'. = get + Posesivo + knickers in a twist ; get + Posesivo + knickers in a bundle ; get + Posesivo + panties in a bundle ; get + Posesivo + knickers in a knot ; be brassed off ; be cheesed off ; be browned off. Ex: The trouble began when some journalists got their knickers in a twist over Reich's unusual theories -- one of these being the notion that every individual should have a healthy satisfying sex life. Ex: Now before anyone gets their knickers in a bundle over that statement let me clarify. Ex: I cannot for the life of me understand what you see in the Serb's cause that gets your panties in a bundle. Ex: Darlene's got her knickers in a knot because mischievous little Molly has the look of a girl that would go all the way on the first date. Ex: I'm sorry about the fact they were brassed off, but perhaps it was a natural consequence of the negativity over the past four months. Ex: I was rather cheesed off, but decided to hold off on trying for it again, until after the problem had resolved itself. Ex: In World War II parlance, they were probably 'browned-off,' but were certainly not lacking in spirit and loyalty.