Definition of Testy

1. Adjective. Easily irritated or annoyed. "Not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"




Definition of Testy

1. a. Fretful; peevish; petulant; easily irritated.

Definition of Testy

1. Adjective. Easily annoyed, irritable. ¹

2. Adjective. Marked by impatience or ill humor. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Testy

1. irritable [adj TESTIER, TESTIEST] - See also: irritable

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Testy

testosteronic
testril
testrill
testrills
testrils
testrionics
tests
tests of criminal responsibility
testudinal
testudinarious
testudinata
testudinate
testudineous
testudo
testudos
testy (current term)
tetanal
tetani
tetania
tetania gastrica
tetania gravidarum
tetania neonatorum
tetania parathyreopriva
tetanic
tetanic convulsion
tetanical
tetanically
tetanics
tetanies
tetaniform

Literary usage of Testy

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1. The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U. S. A., in the Rocky Mountains and by Washington Irving (1849)
"PROJECTS OF WILLIAM THE testy FOR INCREASING THK CCK- RENCY UE IS OUTWITTED BY THE YANKEES ... In an unlucky moment, William the testy, seeing this money of ..."

2. A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the by Washington Irving (1848)
"PROJECTS OF WILLIAM THE testy FOR INCREASING THE CURRENCY HE IS OUTWITTED ... In an unlucky moment, William the testy, seeing this money of easy production ..."

3. Belle Assemblée: Or, Court and Fashionable Magazine; Containing Interesting (1806)
"In plainer words, testy is the angry, passionate man, who flies out upon all occasions, and bounces with a load of misery at his back, the accumulation of ..."

4. Works by Washington Irving (1857)
"CONTAINING THE FEARFUL WRATH OF WILLIAM THE testy, AND THE ALARM OF NEW ... ANGUAGE cannot express the awful ire of William the testy on hearing of the ..."

5. Memoirs Concerning the Affairs of Scotland, from Queen Anne's Accession to by George Lockhardt (1824)
"Containing the fearful Wrath of William the testy, and , the great Dolor of the ... And moreover how William the testy did strongly fortify the City. ..."

6. A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the by Washington Irving (1829)
"Containing the fearful wrath of William the testy, and the great dolour of the New-Amsterdammers, because of the affair of Fort Goed Hoop—and, moreover, ..."

7. Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography by Washington Irving (1849)
"PROJECTS OF WILLIAM THE testy FOR INCREASING THE CURRENCY HE IS OUTWITTED ... In an unlucky moment, William the testy, seeing this money of easy production ..."

8. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1807)
"The Miseries of Human Life; or the Groans of Samuel Sensitive and Timothy testy. With a few supplementary Sighs from Mrs. testy. 12/»o. 8». Miller. 1806. ..."

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