shirty

adjective
\ ˈshər-tē How to pronounce shirty (audio) \

Definition of shirty

chiefly British

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Examples of shirty in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of shirty

1846, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of shirty was in 1846

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“Shirty.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shirty. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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shirty

adjective
How to pronounce shirty (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of shirty

British, informal : angry or irritated

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