Definitions for tetchiness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tetch•yˈtɛtʃ i(adj.)tetch•i•er, tetch•i•est.

  1. irritable; touchy.

Origin of tetchy:

1585–95; perh. b. touchy and dial. tetch mark, spot < MF


Princeton's WordNet

  1. testiness, touchiness, tetchiness(noun)

    feeling easily irritated


  1. tetchiness(Noun)

    The quality of being tetchy, or irritable

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tetchiness(noun)

    see Techiness


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