Definition of shirty in English:

shirty

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Pronunciation: /ˈʃəːti
 
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adjective (shirtier, shirtiest)

British informal
Bad-tempered or annoyed: she got quite shirty
More example sentences
  • He got very shirty, and there were even legal threats.
  • Let's briefly savour the delicious irony of a magazine for advertising executives getting shirty because someone has ‘grabbed the money and run’.
  • But the most disturbing aspect of his investigation is the way it has taken a celebrity chef to get shirty before anyone seems to have noticed what we are feeding our children.

Derivatives

shirtily

adverb
More example sentences
  • ‘I thought you'd get on,’ he says, shirtily, ‘I just didn't expect you to be singing duets.’
  • When I complain that our allotted 90 minutes for photographs and interview is rapidly diminishing, I'm told shirtily that, despite showing up on the dot, we should have got here sooner.
  • The judge said shirtily that ‘there certainly was an intent to find that the incipient competition that they represented was extinguished by the company's anticompetitive conduct.’

shirtiness

noun
More example sentences
  • Our response: we realise any further shirtiness is pointless.
  • Fortunately, there are various degrees of shirtiness running as sub-themes alongside the more obvious trends.
  • We don't have to like each other all the time - any shirtiness just adds to the momentum.

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