a. hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger
His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.
Sentence in Classic:
On hearing this the regimental commander hung his head, silently shrugged his shoulders, and spread out his arms with a choleric gesture.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
This Issachar was the most choleric Hebrew that had ever been seen in Israel since the Captivity in Babylon.
It appeared, indeed, from the countenance of this proprietor, that he was of a frank, but hasty and choleric temper.