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Definition feeling or showing extreme anger
  • "Annoyed, not irate," I say.
    Angie Thomas  --  The Hate U Give
irate = extremely angry
  • Did Khalil seem irate during this exchange?
    Angie Thomas  --  The Hate U Give
  • irate = extremely angry
  • He was put on hold for what seemed like forever, growing more irate with every passing moment, until he finally got an agent to assist him.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  True Believer
  • Cause and Effect The admitting clerk was irate.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • This was answered with another stream of irate Spanish.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • I knew I was being irrationally irate.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • These are other painters, on the lam from irate landlords or between odd jobs.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat's Eye
  • Nelly's going to be irate that I was out so late."
    Heather Brewer  --  Tenth Grade Bleeds
  • Whenever she became irate, she always seemed to bring up her father.
    Dave Peizer  --  A Man Named Dave
  • With an irate baker and an angry nun, and if they prove to be ciphers, several faces in various windows.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • He was met by his mother, who was now awake and irate.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • Their conversations reached Cinder, irate and determined, arms flying in mad gestures.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • Franz Deutscher—the irate Hitler Youth leader.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • On account of the boys were pretty irate.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • The Joint Chiefs of Staff are irate that JFK did not, and now will not, invade Cuba.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Mr. Jaggers suddenly became most irate.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • When she fixed him with an irate expression, he laughed.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Safe Haven
  • Until his spouse Lauren Bacall phoned irately, "You get home tonight, with milk and orange juice for your son .... or else!"
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • 'And when might that be?' squeaked the irate gnome, brandishing a notebook as though she were prepared to make a complaint of some kind.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • D., Georgia State UniversityYou are utterly incorrect... How many irate mathematicians are needed to get you to change your mind?
    Mark Haddon  --  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

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