temper
Noun
1. (character) 
a. el carácter (M) 
2. (mood) 
a. el humor (M) 
3. (bad mood) 
a. mal humor 
to be in a good/(bad) temperestar de buen/mal humor
to keep one's tempermantener la calma
to lose one's temperperder los estribos
to have a short tempertener mal genio
to fly into a temperponerse hecho(a) una furia
4. (colloquial) 
temper, temper!¡calma, calma!
temper tantrumrabieta f
transitive verb
5. (steel) 
a. templar 
6. (action) 
a. moderar, mitigar 
temper [ˈtempəʳ]
noun
1 (nature) carácter (m); genio (m); (mood) humor (m)
to be in a temper estar furioso; to be in a good/bad temper estar de buen/mal humor; to keep one's temper no perder la calma; contenerse; to lose one's temper perder los estribos; to have a quick temper tener genio; in a fit of temper en un acceso de furia or ira; to fly into a temper ponerse furioso; montar en cólera
mind your temper! temper, temper! ¡contrólate or controla ese genio!
2 [of metal] temple (m)
transitive verb
1 (moderate) [+remarks] suavizar; atenuar; [+energy, enthusiasm] atemperar
to temper justice with mercy templar la justicia con la compasión
2 (soften) [+metal] templar
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