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crab·by

crabby

 
pronunciation:
krae bi
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: crabbier, crabbiest
definition: somewhat irritable; bad-tempered.
Why are you so crabby this morning--didn't you get any sleep?
synonyms:
grouchy
antonyms:
affable
similar words:
bilious, cantankerous, irritable, peevish, testy
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derivations: crabbily (adv.), crabbiness (n.)