Definition of choleric:
hotheaded, brainish, irascible, testy, peppery, feelings, madcap, short-tempered, tetchy, impulsive, impetuous, ill-natured, indignant, hot-tempered, mad, quick-tempered, touchy, sore, tearaway, angry, passionate, short.
Even a smile irradiated the choleric and saffronised face of the Indian warrior, who was much disgusted when they sat down to the al fresco banquet that no one had remembered to bring mango, chutney, or Cayenne pepper, without which he assured Lady Inskip that even " the best victuals" were not worth the salt that accompanied them.- "Caught in a Trap", John C. Hutcheson.
- "Cecil Castlemaine's Gage, Lady Marabout's Troubles, and Other Stories", Ouida.
- "Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker", S. Weir Mitchell.