Definition of crabby in English:

crabby

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Pronunciation: /ˈkrabi
 
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adjective (crabbier, crabbiest)

Derivatives

crabbily

adverb
More example sentences
  • It's another one of his riddles, she thought crabbily.
  • Somehow it came out sounding exactly right for its wild title, crabbily fluid with sudden lurches.
  • Slowly stirring, my aching body crabbily reported the casualties of my latest drinking binge.

crabbiness

noun
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  • Their failure is not simply one of crabbiness or rancour; it's a failure of imagination.
  • But as a natural actor, Murray betrays the sincerity and sensitivity that's being shielded by the crabbiness.
  • Anticipatory exam dread and its accompanying crabbiness seem to have arrived exceptionally early this year.

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