from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Chiefly British Ill-tempered; angry: "He saw how shirty she was about it” ( P.G. Wodehouse).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. ill-tempered or annoyed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (British informal) ill-tempered or annoyed
Now I have to work a slime monster and the word shirty into some future book.
I wuz just talking to a Brit lady and she said she felt definitely "shirty" about something or other.
Your call may be monitored for training purposesWe know you're cross, but don't get shirty.
I actaully kind of thought that it was closer to a Bond feel myself (action wise) I think this will be a good adaptation and intpretation of Holmes, not so stuffed shirty.
Its a bit rich Ministers getting all shirty about his pension when their own is both gold and diamond plated – and just look how incompetent they are.
If they get shirty I stop and depending on the tone of their posting, I may remove all the posts in the thread and block them.
I remember ages ago when smoking was allowed in public service offices but it was about to be abolished and some guy at a party getting shirty about it and I was defending the decison.
The debate ends with the two men getting shirty with each other, and Crist creepily invading Rubio's personal space.
Uhm, okay, dude, nice dig, but Obama supported the dawning of the "bailout era," too, so let's not get all shirty here, okay?
Will starts by getting all shirty about Social Security, and how "we'll be wallowing in the health care system for years to come."
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