adjective \ˈshər-tē\

: angry or irritated

Full Definition of SHIRTY

chiefly British

Examples of SHIRTY

  1. He was shirty with the people who arrived late.
  2. <the visiting businessman was beginning to feel as though he had encountered every shirty bloke in London>

First Known Use of SHIRTY


Related to SHIRTY

angered, apoplectic, ballistic, cheesed off [chiefly British], choleric, enraged, foaming, fuming, furious, hopping, horn-mad, hot, incensed, indignant, inflamed (also enflamed), infuriate, infuriated, irate, ireful, livid, mad, outraged, rabid, rankled, riled, riley, roiled, angry [chiefly British], sore, steamed up, steaming, teed off, ticked, wrathful, wroth
angerless, delighted, pleased

Rhymes with SHIRTY


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