Adjective "Crabby" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


  1. 'he was crabby at having his siesta interrupted'
  2. 'My wife is irritable and my daughter is a little crabby about the whole thing, but they understand what I'm doing.'
  3. 'I'm not a perfect mother: I'm crabby and impatient, and I shout a lot.'
  4. 'Isn't it amazing how crabby some sisters can get in their old age?'
  5. 'On the other hand, I would be a very crabby person without my comfort latte.'
  6. 'Honey, look there's that crabby lady on the corner.'
  7. 'And I'm sorry, I am just tired and crabby right now.'
  8. 'He slammed his fist into the car door, leaving a huge dint that even our old crabby neighbor could see a mile away.'
  9. 'I'm discouraged, I'm tired, I'm crabby, I'm sad, I'm ridiculously disappointed in myself, and I'm scared.'
  10. 'The princess was hungry, crabby and miserable.'
  11. 'She was often kind of crabby and irritable overseas when she had to travel with him.'


1. Informal. grouchy; ill-natured; irritable; peevish.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be crabby."