cross3 S2 [usually before noun] especially British English
get/be cross (with somebody)
She gets cross when he goes out drinking.
Sometimes I get very cross with the children.
She was cross at being interrupted.
—crossly adverbWORD FOCUS: angry
a little angry: miffed informal, peeved informal
rather angry: annoyed, irritated, cross, in a bad/foul mood
very angry: furious, livid, outraged, incensed, incandescent with rage formal
to become angry: lose your temper, go mad British English, go berserk informal, go ballistic informal, hit the roof informal
words for describing someone who often gets angry: bad-tempered, grouchy, cantankerous, crabby, stroppy BrE informal
➔ See also angry