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testy

play
adjective tes·ty \ˈtes-tē\

Simple Definition of testy

  • : becoming angry or annoyed easily

Full Definition of testy

tes·ti·ertes·ti·est

  1. 1 :  easily annoyed :  irritable

  2. 2 :  marked by impatience or ill humor <testy remarks>

tes·ti·ly play \-tə-lē\ adverb
tes·ti·ness play \-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of testy

  1. <that coworker would be easier to get along with if she weren't so testy all the time>



Origin of testy

Middle English testif, from Anglo-French, headstrong, from teste head — more at tester


First Known Use: 1523

Rhymes with testy



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