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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kol-er]
    • /ˈkɒl ər/
    • /ˈkɒ.lə(r)/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kol-er]
    • /ˈkɒl ər/

Definitions of choler word

  • noun choler anger or ill humour 3
  • noun choler one of the four bodily humours; yellow bile 3
  • noun choler biliousness 3
  • noun choler bile: in medieval times yellow bile was considered to be one of the four humors of the body and the source of anger and irritability 3
  • noun choler anger or ill humor 3
  • noun choler irascibility; anger; wrath; irritability. 1

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Origin of choler

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English colera < Medieval Latin, Latin cholera < Greek choléra cholera

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Parts of speech for Choler


choler popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 73% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

choler usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for choler

noun choler

  • anger — Anger is the strong emotion that you feel when you think that someone has behaved in an unfair, cruel, or unacceptable way.
  • ire — intense anger; wrath.
  • bile — Bile is a liquid produced by your liver which helps you to digest fat.
  • wrathCape, a high promontory in NW Scotland: most NW point on mainland.

Antonyms for choler

noun choler

  • happiness — the quality or state of being happy.

Top questions with choler

  • what does choler mean?
  • what does choler mean in romeo and juliet?

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