adjective[predicative] Australian /NZ informal
On edge; ill at ease: voters being toey about foreign investment
More example sentences
- In fact, I'm pretty damn toey right now as it happens.
- Understandably, US exporters get toey competing against their own cheaper goods, in essence, arguing that they face too much competition.
- The poem is wonderfully funny in its sketch of our toey aggressiveness when we find ourselves overseas and out of our trees.