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
- Williams, Harper had testy exchanges
Danny Williams has given rare insight into his tense relationship with Stephen Harper. The feud between Williams, when he was premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the prime minister was no secret. According to Williams, things started off on a bad foot even before Harper became PM. Read more on this news related to 'Testy'
- Canucks Coach John Tortorella has dropped the rude 'tude
John Tortorella, famously testy when he coached Rangers, has been downright personable in Vancouver. The transformation was deliberate. VANCOUVER, Canada — Anyone who saw John Tortorella's testy, 20-second news conferences when he coached the New York Rangers might have been shocked Monday when he conducted a cordial 20-minute session before the Canucks' Read more on this news related to 'Testy'
- With Yameen’s visit, ties with Maldives set to shine again
After almost two years of testy ties, India and Maldives will seek to repair their relationship in the run-up to the visit by the newly elected President, Abdulla Yameen, from December 23 to 25, a... Read more on this news related to 'Testy'