ticked off

adj
annoyed, irritated, angry or resentful. A politer form or euphemism for pissed-off, heard especially in the USA.
► 'Thankyou guys, but Mork's not here and I'm too ticked off to go anywhere.' (Mork and Mindy, US TV comedy series, 1981)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • ticked off — adj [not before noun] AmE angry or annoyed ▪ Mark s ticked off with me for some reason …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ticked off — (US sl) Annoyed, angry • • • Main Entry: ↑tick …   Useful english dictionary

  • ticked-off — UK [ˌtɪkt ˈɒf] US [ˌtɪkt ˈɔf] adjective american annoyed Thesaurus: feeling angry or annoyedsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • ticked (off) — mod. angry. □ Wow, was she ticked off! □ Kelly was totally ticked …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • ticked off — a little upset, annoyed, teed off    Fred gets ticked off at people who throw butts out the window …   English idioms

  • ticked off — Synonyms and related words: angered, angry, browned off, cross, incensed, indignant, irate, ireful, livid, mad, pissed, pissed off, riled up, sore, worked up, wrathful, wrathy, wroth, wrought up …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ticked off — Meaning Chastised or told off . Origin UK origin now slightly outmoded, usually applied to a child or subordinate. More recently, originating in the USA, the phrase is used to mean annoyed …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • ticked off — Adj. Angry, annoyed …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • ticked-off — UK [ˌtɪkt ˈɒf] / US [ˌtɪkt ˈɔf] adjective American annoyed …   English dictionary

  • ticked off — adj. upset; angry …   English slang


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