English version

testy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtestytes‧ty /ˈtesti/ adjective 🔊 🔊 BAD ATimpatient and easily annoyed syn irritable 🔊 testy remarks 🔊 It had been a long day, and Sarah was getting a little testy.testily adverbtestiness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
testyBy the end of the day everyone was getting a little testy.The tired theatrics of Super Bowl week have begun and players on both teams are getting a little testy.Yet the press conferences introducing these models were often testy affairs.He was testy during media day Tuesday and cut his session off after 15 minutes.Instead of handing over the test, the testy proctor grabbed the gun.Oh, a little testy this morning, are we?The two men enjoy the testy togetherness of married partners.
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