Definitions

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  • adverb In a crabby manner.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 'You call this a seafood platter?' said Melissa crabbily.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • 'You call this a seafood platter?' said Melissa crabbily.

    'Whaddya mean, no adverbs?' asked Tom swiftly.

  • And when Mr. Clark showed up, reeking of cigarettes and crabbily asking, “You do realize your seats are inside the classroom, right?”

    Perfect You

  • And when Mr. Clark showed up, reeking of cigarettes and crabbily asking, “You do realize your seats are inside the classroom, right?”

    Perfect You

  • And when Mr. Clark showed up, reeking of cigarettes and crabbily asking, “You do realize your seats are inside the classroom, right?”

    Perfect You

  • There is a weedy class of establishments in and around the most heavily touristed areas (especially near San Marco, the train station and Piazzale Roma) that provide overpriced, lazily-cooked, and crabbily-served food.

    Veniceblog:

  • I was even more crestfallen when her friend a UU but not, thank God, in my congregation crabbily intoned from across the retirement-home-dining-hall table: "It is a youthful gesture."

    Comportment

  • There is a weedy class of establishments in and around the most heavily touristed areas (especially near San Marco, the train station and Piazzale Roma) that provide overpriced, lazily-cooked, and crabbily-served food.

    Chow, Venice

  • I swore crabbily to myself, and started to head downstairs to the other bathroom.

    idiot-milk Diary Entry

  • I asked crabbily, folding my arms across my chest.

    The Year I Turned Sixteen

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