Definitions for crabbedness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

crab•bedˈkræb ɪd(adj.)

  1. difficult to read, as handwriting.

  2. hard to understand; intricate and obscure.

  3. ill-tempered; surly.

Origin of crabbed:

1250–1300; ME; see crab1, -ed3


Princeton's WordNet

  1. crabbiness, crabbedness, crossness(noun)

    a disposition to be ill-tempered


  1. crabbedness(Noun)

    The state or quality of being crabbed.


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