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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adv. - In a grumpy manner.

Usage examples (17)
  • Warder cut in crabbily before Mr. Dunworthy could answer.
  • 'You call this a seafood platter?' said Melissa crabbily.
  • I swore crabbily to myself, and started to head downstairs to the other bathroom.
  • And when Mr. Clark showed up, reeking of cigarettes and crabbily asking, “You do realize your seats are inside the classroom, right?” for more
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