[ih-ras-uh-buh l] /ɪˈræs ə bəl/
easily provoked to anger; very irritable:
an irascible old man.
characterized or produced by anger:
an irascible response.
easily angered; irritable
showing irritability: an irascible action
late 14c., from Middle French irascible (12c.) and directly from Late Latin irascibilis, from Latin irasci “be angry, be in a rage,” from ira “anger” (see ire).
[ahy-reyt, ahy-reyt] /aɪˈreɪt, ˈaɪ reɪt/ adjective 1. angry; enraged: an irate customer. 2. arising from or characterized by anger: an irate letter to the editor. /aɪˈreɪt/ adjective 1. incensed with anger; furious 2. marked by extreme anger: an irate letter adj. 1838, from Latin iratus “angry, enraged, violent, furious,” past participle of irasci “grow angry,” […]
[ee-rah-soo] /ˌi rɑˈsu/ noun 1. Mount, a volcano in central Costa Rica. 11,200 feet (3414 meters).
1. industrial revenue bond. Institutional Review Board
[ir-bid] /ɪrˈbɪd/ noun 1. a town in NW Jordan. /ˈɪrbɪd/ noun 1. a town in NW Jordan. Pop: 280 000 (2005 est)