HyperDic: tetchy

English > 1 sense of the word tetchy:
ADJECTIVEalltetchy, cranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, testy, techyeasily irritated or annoyed
English > tetchy: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningeasily irritated or annoyed.
Synonymscranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, testy, techy
Broaderill-naturedHaving an irritable and unpleasant disposition
Spanishirritable, malhumorado, quejica
Nounstetchinessfeeling easily irritated
Adverbstetchilyin an ill-natured and tetchy manner

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