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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Easily annoyed or angered; crabby.

Usage examples (39)
  • testy, querulous and given to praising the way things were when he was a boy.
  • She seems to think getting testy is that same as showing strength.
  • She comes back, a little testy: "Pollo is the Spanish word for CHICKEN!"
  • I especially loved the way she said "testy" - a defining Venetian characteristic for more
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