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  • adj. superlative form of crabby: most crabby.


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  • McCoy shot Kirk a glance that seemed to indicate that he thought the Captain was the crabbiest of all the crew members.

    Lawnmower Season

  • Linguistic usage is a market whose purity would delight the heart of the crabbiest libertarian, brutally culling the weak and perpetuating the strong, but never discriminating against the young upstart.

    Could local be the new British?

  • Once, accepting a challenge from a local television station in San Francisco, he went ahead and offered a hug to a six-foot-two, 230-pound bus driver, from a community known to be the toughest, crabbiest and meanest in the whole town.

    It Only Takes a Hug to Change the Lives of Others

  • BECK: No, he is quite possibly the crabbiest guy ever.

    CNN Transcript Feb 5, 2008

  • Even though Dot was the bossiest and crabbiest person in Hard Pan, Miles could always mooch a cookie off her.

    The Higher Power of Lucky

  • It's fun to bring a young child to Venice because you can strike up a conversation with even the crabbiest resident.

    Gondola Capsized: Toddler Neared Death

  • At an arena featuring two NBA teams relegated to the nether regions of the Eastern Conference rankings, the crabbiest people appeared to be the scalpers at the gates.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Hundreds filed into Matt's wake at Modell Funeral Home in Homer Glen to mourn the death of the kindhearted, happy kid who could make even the crabbiest person smile.


  • Finally, he who yells loudest gets move the front of the queue soonest - as holy and almighty as The Mega Bureaucracy is, they're happiest to get rid of their crabbiest customers first. www.

    The Daily WTF

  • Given her confidence level around him, she can dismiss his ideas as the ravings of a disappointed and disappointing child, the one who was supposed to carry on the family legacy but instead is becoming the universe's crabbiest old guy ( "Damn kids, get off my cybernetic lawn!")



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