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  • adj. superlative form of tetchy: most tetchy.


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  • You don't have to yellcap @ moi, eh? examines the grumpifried contents of Patrick French's authorised biography of the world's alleged "tetchiest" writer

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  • There were raised eyebrows and palms-to-heaven gestures among the media battalion that follows Brazil after Dunga cancelled a scheduled press conference at the last minute – the latest minor skirmish in this tetchiest of relationships.

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  • They're good boys, as I said afore; but they're quick and tetchy -- George, being the youngest, nat'rally is the tetchiest.

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  • They established his side had been 'well beaten' and were 'disappointed' but elicited little else from the United manager, who looked on the point of erupting throughout the tetchiest of interviews. news feed

  • This exchange over "comfort zones" was, according to an aide to Ed Miliband, the "tetchiest moment" of the campaign.

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