Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Testy'
Testy Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
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,
[also: testiest, testier]
- 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.
Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Testy'
- Testy: testy. See also : Testicle -
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Testy Sample Sentences in News
- Testy day at union hearing
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- 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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