Definitions for temperamental

Definitions for (adj) temperamental

Main entry: temperamental, erratic

Definition: likely to perform unpredictably

Usage: erratic winds are the bane of a sailor; a temperamental motor; sometimes it would start and sometimes it wouldn't; that beautiful but temperamental instrument the flute- Osbert Lancaster

Main entry: moody, temperamental

Definition: subject to sharply varying moods

Usage: a temperamental opera singer

Main entry: temperamental

Definition: relating to or caused by temperament

Usage: temperamental indifference to neatness; temperamental peculiarities

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