Part of speech:
In an ill humor; bad-tempered; peevish
Difficult to handle:
Cantankerous or eccentric
Angered or offended
The definition of irascible is quick-tempered.
Showing ill humor or impatience, as a glance or remark
The definition of petulant is someone who gets irritated without a good reason.
Filled with, prompted by, or showing spite; malicious.
Difficult to understand; complicated.
Having a bad disposition; peevish.
(Archaic) Causing harm; unfavorable
In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy
Surly and peevish; cranky.
Having a bad temper; irritable.
The definition of nasty is something that is very dirty, unpleasant or offensive.
(Informal) Rapid and without delay.
The definition of surly is someone who is bad-tempered, or something that is threatening such as poor weather.
Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome.
(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
Having or showing a bad temper
Having bristles; rough with bristles
Causing trouble or vexation; thorny:
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