A person with unlikable or obnoxious qualities and behavior, typically mean, self-centered or disagreeable, and often not very intelligent.
He put his finger on the phone where the receiver would naturally hang up the line. If you dial it one more time I’ll hit you, he threatened. She obstinately rose to meet the unfairness of his behaviour with a raging naïvety for justice. There are three other phone lines in the house, why won’t you let me use this one? This isn’t even your room. She stuck an unwavering index finger in the 9-hole on the ring and pushed it around with as much nonchalance as she could muster. As the dial fretted back to its place of rest, he punched up a fist and swung it hard towards her.
Are you crazy?? she shrieked with affronted satisfaction, grabbing her left shoulder and running to the window. What a chicken, she tought, he didn’t even go for my face. You are so going to regret this. She flung open the nearest window of their father’s office, and, facing the long empty driveway she started screaming until her guts revulsed and her throat gagged from the pressure, occasionnally throwing an eye back to check his reaction.
What a jerk.