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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. easily irritated or annoyed;
- Example: "an incorrigibly fractious young man"
- Example: "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
[syn: cranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, testy, tetchy, techy]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Testy \Tes"ty\, a. [Compar. Testier; superl. Testiest.] [OF. testu obstinate, headstrong, F. t[^e]tu, fr. OF. teste the head, F. t[^e]te. See Test a cupel.] Fretful; peevish; petulant; easily irritated. [1913 Webster] Must I observe you? must I stand and crouch Under your testy humor? --Shak. [1913 Webster] I was displeased with myself; I was testy. --Latimer. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

testy adj 1: easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen" [syn: cranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, testy, tetchy, techy]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

51 Moby Thesaurus words for "testy": bad-tempered, bearish, bitchy, cankered, cantankerous, captious, choleric, churlish, contentious, crabbed, crabby, cranky, cross, cross-grained, crotchety, crusty, cussed, disagreeable, edgy, excitable, feisty, fractious, fretful, grouchy, grumpy, hot-tempered, huffish, huffy, ill-humored, ill-tempered, irascible, irritable, mean, on edge, ornery, peevish, perverse, petulant, pissed off, quarrelsome, querulous, quick-tempered, short-tempered, snappish, spiteful, spleeny, splenetic, tetchy, touchy, ugly, waspish