American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Informal Grouchy; ill-tempered.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Difficult; perplexing; crabbed; disagreeable.
- adj. visibly irritated or annoyed; grouchy, irritable, in a foul mood; given to complaining or finding fault.
- adj. crabbed; difficult, or perplexing.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Crabbed; difficult, or perplexing.
- adj. annoyed and irritable
- crab + -y (Wiktionary)
“Crichton is the kind of person for whom the word crabby has taken on a whole new meaning.”
“So my husband says (in crabby dad voice), “I think it’s time we took the wreath down because it’s attracting too much wildlife.””
“I also vividly recall the crabby waitress who rushed over to enforce the rules and spoil the fun, as the slot machine poured out what to my wide eyes was a river of shimmering silver.”
“I know that J.D. calls the crabby one "Jo," but that's it.”
“Um, anyone else think it's a weird coincidence that "crabby" and "uterus" are right next to each other?”
“If I am just "crabby" then I probably need to "send myself to my room" because if I go to the teacher's loungue or lunchroom I will probably say something that I wished I hadn't.”
“Geez, you drive a few schoolchildren off your lawn with a sawed-off shotgun, and people start calling you "crabby".”
“She was often kind of crabby and irritable overseas when she had to travel with him.”
“To say that I am "crabby" would be understating the matter ever so slightly. last - next”
“It's so much fun, although I have been kind of crabby from playing it for too long!”
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