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Synonyms for testy
ˈtɛs titesty

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  1. testyadjective

    tetchy, touchy

  2. testyadjective

    Easily annoyed, irritable.

    tetchy, touchy

  3. testyadjective

    Marked by impatience or ill humor.

    He made testy remarks.

    touchy, tetchy

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. testy

    irritable, peevish, fretful, touchy, cross, fractious, captious, petulant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, testy, tetchy, techyadjective

    easily irritated or annoyed

    "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"

    irritating, rough, tender, bothersome, galling, cranky, gravelly, crank, pesky, scratchy, pettish, pestiferous, pestering, abrasive, uneven, vexing, petulant, irritable, excitable, plaguey, refractory, teasing, tippy, peevish, rasping, recalcitrant, nettlesome, fractious, plaguy, tetchy, spotty, techy, vexatious, raspy, peckish, annoying, grating


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. testyadjective

    peevish, petulant, fretful, pettish, touchy, cross, waspish, snappish, choleric, splenetic, irascible, irritable, captious, hasty, quick, peppery

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  1. testyadjective

    irritable, choleric, captious

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How to use testy in a sentence?

  1. Tiger Woods:

    I need to see it testy to post a good round and hope that will be enough, i guess one word( today) would be frustrating, to make four bogeys, I couldn't afford to do that.

  2. Thomas Fuller:

    Never contend with one that is foolish, proud, positive, testy, or with a superior, or a clown, in matter of argument.

  3. Michael Karpf:

    When you don’t have climate control on, with three people in the car, things can get a bit testy in there.

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