‘It was a fiery, ill-tempered , ill-disciplined game,’ he said.
He qualified the team for Euro 2004 and repeated the trick, in tough circumstances, for the World Cup, following an ill-tempered play-off against Turkey.
Before long the reader begins to suspect that this ill-tempered diary is also intended as a kind of psychological case history.
He was true to his word and bowed out gracefully after an ill-tempered special general meeting in Edinburgh.
His problem was rather the reverse, namely that he became aggressive, ill-tempered and moody.
During the ludicrously extended results programme last week, Martin launched an ill-tempered attack on what she described as the ‘attitude’ of some of the female contestants.
It's actually that the film looks realer and nastier and more uncomfortable than anything that gets made now: particularly the shrill and ill-tempered arguments between the crew members.
My dad was usually a passive-aggressive person, only when my mother pushed certain buttons did he tend to get irritated and ill-tempered .
She told the Evening Press the ‘arrogant attitude of a small group of councillors’ during ill-tempered meetings effectively forced her out, amid complaints about the way minutes were presented.
I got through the first day of the month, then, not too grumpy, or ungrateful, or ill-tempered .