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Testy Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    testy adj : 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, tetchy, techy] [also: testiest, testier]
Testy Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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. Must I observe you? must I stand and crouch Under your testy humor? --Shak. I was displeased with myself; I was testy. --Latimer.
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  • Testy: testy. See also : Testicle -

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  • Testy day at union hearing
    When former lovers, a union boss and a barrister, face off at a royal commission the going gets, well ... uncomfortable. Read more on this news related to 'Testy'
  • Indonesia, Australia sign new security agreement
    BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Often-testy neighbors Indonesia and Australia signed a new security agreement on Thursday to mend a relationship badly damaged by allegations last year that Australia was listening to the telephone conversations of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his wife. Read more on this news related to 'Testy'
  • MLS All-Stars top Bayern Munich in testy match
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