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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (grumpy)
a. malhumorado
Peggy tends to get rather bad-tempered around Christmas.Peggy tiende a ponerse un poco malhumorada cuando llega la Navidad.
b. de mal humor (invariable)
Donald was bad-tempered for days after he lost the election.Donald estuvo de mal humor durante varios días después de haber perdido las elecciones.
c. de mal genio (invariable)
He's an easy-going person in his latest role, but people say that he's bad-tempered in real life.Es una persona de trato fácil en su último papel, pero la gente dice que es de mal genio en la vida real.
d. de mal carácter (invariable)
When you behave like a bad-tempered child, people don't want to be near you.Cuando te portas como un niño de mal carácter, la gente no quiere estar cerca de ti.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (remark)
a. malhumorado(a)
to be bad-temperedtener mal carácter
he made a bad-tempered apologyse excusó malhumorado
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bad-tempered [ˈbædˈtempəd]
[+person] (temporarily) de mal humor; (permanently) de mal genio; de mal carácter; [+argument] fuerte; [+tone etc] áspero; malhumorado;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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