Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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ANGERSOME, adj. Provoking, vexatious. (Obs. in St.Eng.) Gen.Sc. [′ɑŋərsʌm] Mry. a.1927 1 :
That loon is rael angersome.
Abd.(D) 1929  J. Alexander Mains and Hilly 2:
Aw maun say the widder's fell angersome fyles, fin ye canna depen' on a day.
m.Sc. 1924  “O. Douglas” Pink Sugar (1929) xiv.:
I canna stand her way of speakin', it's terrible angersome.
Knr. 1891  “H. Haliburton” Ochil Idylls 53:
What touch o' comfort can ye feel? It's sad, it's angersome atweel.
Lnk. 1928  W. C. Fraser The Yelpin' Stane 174:
The way they gaed on aboot Scots folk was angersome to hear.

[From Anger, n. + -some.]

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