For, though Katerina Ivanovna is full of generous feelings, she is a spirited lady, irritable and short-tempered....
He grew short-tempered, wanting to shout at the children to be quiet.
I'm short-tempered, and a loose-tongued man.
Tom has a short temper.
Don't be such a hothead. A short temper will cost you.
People are becoming more short-tempered and violent.
Short tempered as ever. He said while dodging Reika's fist.
Don't get all bent out of shape over little things. A short temper can make you poor.
He was cursed with a short temper.
He is short-tempered. or He has a short temper.
quickly aroused to anger: quick-tempered, ill-natured, hot-tempered, hotheaded, choleric, irascible