Translation of short-tempered in Spanish:

short-tempered

de mal genio, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌʃɔːtˈtɛmpəd///

adjective

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    de mal genio
    irascible
    he's so short-tempered with his children tiene tan poca paciencia con los hijos
    • I had to admit that I was starting to love that smirk but I was growing short-tempered and impatient.
    • Sure, he was often short-tempered and angry, but this time it was something different.
    • As his health had improved he'd become steadily more irritable and short-tempered.
    • They are short-tempered, resent authority, and have difficulty dealing with criticism.
    • Many drivers said they became irritable or short-tempered during the winter.