Definición de tetchy en inglés:

tetchy

Silabificación: tetch·y
Pronunciación: /ˈteCHē
 
/
(also techy)

adjetivo

  • Bad-tempered and irritable.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • You can see why people might get a little tetchy about their personal privacy with one company carving so many avenues into their lives, even if I do think those worries are ultimately unfounded.
    • I'm feeling just a wee bit dehydrated and ever-so-slightly tetchy.
    • Firm with the media in the past, he is now tetchy.

Derivativos

tetchily

Pronunciación: /ˈteCHəlē/
adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • When his time came he tetchily refuted the notion that Peel might have contributed anything to his success.
  • ‘You offered us answers,’ she reminded him tetchily.
  • He added tetchily, ‘You don't have to face responsibilities of any sort do you?’

tetchiness

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A mild tetchiness and suspicion between the two counties has been evident in more than merely their refusal to contemplate a unified police unit.
  • If you are a serious caffeine fiend, begin your detox on a non-working day as you'll probably be in for a bit of a headache and a prolonged bout of tetchiness.
  • His extreme tetchiness was on show on that night's television news as he recounted, through gritted teeth, the agreement he had already reached with them over a financial review of the national stadium project.

Origen

late 16th century: probably from a variant of Scots tache 'blotch, fault', from Old French teche.

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Pronunciación: skəʊʃ
noun
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