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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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  • Rockies owner sorry for testy fan exchange
    Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort says he's sorry for his testy reactions to disgruntled fans, including telling one of them that maybe Denver doesn't deserve a Major League Baseball team anymore. Read more on this news related to 'Testy'
  • Donald Sterling gives testy testimony in L.A. Clippers trial over sale of team
    Donald Sterling, who's challenging the sale of his Los Angeles Clippers, gave testy, bombastic testimony today, contending he's mentally sound, sparring with his wife's lawyer and repeatedly drawing laughter from spectators. Read more on this news related to 'Testy'
  • GOP Staffer Gets Testy with Reporter: ‘When Did You Stop Beating Your Wife?’
    The Chris McDaniel Mississippi campaign is once again under scrutiny, this time over an FEC filing showing their ties to a group they previously denied involvement with. And a McDaniel staffer got pretty angry when talking to a reporter about the subject, and things escalated quickly. Read more on this news related to 'Testy'

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