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crabby

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adjective crab·by \ˈkra-bē\

Simple Definition of crabby

  • : unhappy and tending to complain a lot

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of crabby

crabbier

crabbiest

  1. :  cross, ill-natured <a crabby recluse>

Examples of crabby in a sentence

  1. She gets crabby if she doesn't get enough sleep.

  2. <a crabby old dog who snapped at passersby>



Origin and Etymology of crabby

4crab


First Known Use: 1599

Rhymes with crabby


CRABBY Defined for Kids

crabby

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adjective crab·by \ˈkra-bē\

Definition of crabby for Students

crabbier

crabbiest

  1. :  grouchy





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