Definitions For Temper


  • A disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger
  • The elasticity and hardness of a metal object; its ability to absorb considerable energy before cracking
  • A sudden outburst of anger
  • A characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
  • To make (something) less severe or extreme
  • To cause (something, such as steel or glass) to become hard or strong by heating it and cooling it


  • Change by restraining or moderating
  • Make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else
  • Adjust the pitch (of pianos)
  • Harden by reheating and cooling in oil
  • Bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling
  • The tendency of someone to become angry
  • A state of being angry
  • Calmness of mind

Is Temper a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Temper is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Temper in a Sentence

  • She has a bad temper.
  • That boy has quite a temper.
  • He needs to learn to control his temper.
  • The steel must be properly tempered.

Synonyms for Temper

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