Definitions for tetchyˈtɛtʃ i

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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. cranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, testy, tetchy, techy(adj)

    easily irritated or annoyed

    "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"


  1. tetchy(Adjective)

    Easily annoyed or irritated; peevish, testy or irascible

  2. Origin: 1592, teachie, in ,

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tetchy(adj)

    see Techy


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