can also be used as a verb (see below)
* pissed off
* tit in a wringer
* undies in a bundle
* bent out of shape
* miffed (agitated and fey)
These *#%$! referees really tick me off.
When you are annoyed, you generally try to calm down, but if you get ticked off, it clearly seems more "enjoyable" to use violence, wich leads to being pissed off.