Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Informal Grouchy; ill-tempered.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. visibly irritated or annoyed; grouchy, irritable, in a foul mood; given to complaining or finding fault.
  • adj. crabbed; difficult, or perplexing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Crabbed; difficult, or perplexing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Difficult; perplexing; crabbed; disagreeable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. annoyed and irritable

Etymologies

crab +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

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