Part of speech:
Showing ill humor or impatience, as a glance or remark
In an ill humor; bad-tempered; peevish
Difficult to understand; complicated.
The definition of irascible is quick-tempered.
Involving interchange; reciprocal.
In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy
The definition of petulant is someone who gets irritated without a good reason.
Sensitive to touch; easily irritated, as a part of the body
Of, given to, or characterized by whining
Having a bad disposition; peevish.
Surly and peevish; cranky.
Having a bad temper; irritable.
The definition of nasty is something that is very dirty, unpleasant or offensive.
Likely to snap or bite, as a dog.
(Informal) Rapid and without delay.
The definition of surly is someone who is bad-tempered, or something that is threatening such as poor weather.
Irritable; touchy; peevish
Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome.
(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
Having or showing a bad temper
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