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What does 'cross temper' mean?

When it is said that someone's in a cross temper does it mean someone's in a bad temper?

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    Hi. You can't be "in a" cross temper.
    You can be cross (upset/angry) and you can be "in a temper". And you can have a bad temper (which means you get angry very often).

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    To say cross temper would mean that a person has a bad temper, but not violent or angry, but rude. And you would 'have' a bad temper, and someone 'is' cross tempered.

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