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quick temper

 and short temper; short fuse
a bad temper that can be easily aroused. Tyler has a quick temper and doesn't mind letting everyone see it.
See also: quick, temper
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Headline act Boy George was already sassing from off stage with his trademark quick temper when the stage wasn't quite set up on time.
He also has a very devoted mother who has an equally quick temper, so he is often being threatened with being 'grounded for eternity'.
He was nicknamed ''Irritable Kan'' for his quick temper.
Brown, 37, did not take the stand during the trial but the court was painted a picture of a man with a quick temper, drink and drug problems, and a troubled personal life after the break-up of his marriage.
Tommy's the 'bad' brother with a quick temper, just released from prison for robbery.
There's no sign of the notorious quick temper (and in fact the 33-year-old has mellowed from earlier series of the dance competition) when I catch up with him at the cavernous Lime Street theatre.
He also said Brian Forte had a quick temper, which might have been why he whistled Bryant for two quick technical fouls.
Connor, whose quick temper gets him into trouble all the time, learns he is to be one of these "Unwinds," and so does Risa, an unwanted ward of the state.
He's got a quick temper, a roving eye and he's already made son Bradley blow his carrot top.
He has a quick temper at times, and he used that anger to either save lives or destroy them.
58) Some of his prickliness was an expression of offended authority, but much of it also had to do with his own quick temper.
Despite his quick temper Reg developed a friendship with store worker Curly Watts and once insisted he accompanied him to a salon for a new hairpiece fitting.
In this novel, Beverly Lamark is a successful mystery writer with a quick temper and acerbic wit.
With a quick temper and an overcritical nature they make great writers.
He was a small, genial little man and fiercely independent with a very nasty, quick temper.