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Wordnet 3.0


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:

Tetchy \Tetch"y\, a. See Techy. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

40 Moby Thesaurus words for "tetchy": allergic, anaphylactic, cantankerous, choleric, cranky, cross, delicate, empathetic, empathic, goosy, high-strung, hyperesthetic, hyperpathic, hypersensitive, ill-humored, irritable, itchy, miffy, nervous, overrefined, oversensible, oversensitive, overtender, passible, prickly, quick-tempered, ratty, refined, responsive, sensitive, skittish, supersensitive, sympathetic, tactful, temperamental, tender, testy, thin-skinned, ticklish, touchy