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Meaning of TESTY

Pronunciation:  'testee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
 

TESTY is a 5 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: cranky, fractious, ill-natured, irritable, nettlesome, peckish, peevish, pettish, petulant, techy, tetchy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tes"ty\, a. [Compar. {Testier}; superl. {Testiest}.] [OF.
testu obstinate, headstrong, F. t[^e]tu, fr. OF. teste the
head, F. t[^e]te. See {Test} a cupel.]
Fretful; peevish; petulant; easily irritated.

      Must I observe you? must I stand and crouch Under your
      testy humor?                             --Shak.

      I was displeased with myself; I was testy. --Latimer.

 

 

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