Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Grouchy; ill-tempered.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Difficult; perplexing; crabbed; disagreeable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Crabbed; difficult, or perplexing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • adjective annoyed and irritable

Etymologies

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crab +‎ -y

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