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1. crabby

adjective. ['ˈkræbi'] annoyed and irritable.

Synonyms

  • ill-natured
  • fussy
  • grouchy
  • grumpy
  • bad-tempered
  • ill-tempered
  • crabbed

Antonyms

  • lengthwise
  • uncross
  • unfold
  • pleasant

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crab (English)
  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Crabby

  • mcabee
  • flabby
  • tabby
  • shabby
  • mabie
  • mabee
  • kabi
  • gaby
  • gabie
  • gabby
  • cabby
  • cabbie
  • arabie
  • abie
  • abbie
  • abbey
  • abbe

Example sentences of the word crabby


1. Noun, singular or mass
The good news is that your little crabby can cure himself with a natural molt.

2. Adjective
The crabby contractions cut-and-paste activity teaches an important language skill that ends with beautiful ocean displays in the classroom.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Don’t let this move leave you crabby!

Quotes containing the word crabby


1. Because of his hormones, he only has three emotions: crabby, hungry, horny.
- Sherry Argov, Why Men Love Bitches: From Doormat to Dreamgirl - A Woman's Guide to Holding Her Own in a Relationship

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