Definition Of tetchy

adjective

bad-tempered and irritable.

You can see why people might get a little tetchy about their personal privacy with one company carving so many avenues into their lives, even if I do think those worries are ultimately unfounded.

Example Of tetchy

  • A mild tetchiness and suspicion between the two counties has been evident in more than merely their refusal to contemplate a unified police unit.

  • After a difficult two months, blighted by injuries to her back and thigh, the tall Californian has looked tetchy and out of sorts this week.

  • After three days and nights barricaded into his office, Kristall's managing director was exhausted and just a little tetchy .

  • At times the game got a little tetchy but the official simply spoke in a stern fashion to the players rather than displaying cards left right and centre.

  • ‘You offered us answers,’ she reminded him tetchily .


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