Words at Play : Top 10 Favorite British Words, Vol. 2

#5: Stroppy 

Definition:

touchy; belligerent

Example:

"So when I resist meditating for a week or so, boy do I become stroppy and out of sorts." – comment on HuffingtonPost.com, December 12, 2009

About the Word:

Stroppy may be a shortened, altered version of obstreperous (which means "difficult to control and often noisy").

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