crabby

adjective crab·by \ ˈkra-bē \

Definition of crabby

crabbier; crabbiest
: 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

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Origin and Etymology of crabby


CRABBY Defined for English Language Learners

crabby

adjective

Definition of crabby for English Language Learners

  • : unhappy and tending to complain a lot


CRABBY Defined for Kids

crabby

adjective crab·by \ ˈkra-bē \

Definition of crabby for Students

crabbier; crabbiest


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