What does crabbed mean?

Definitions for crabbed
ˈkræb ɪdcrabbed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crabbed, crabby, cross, fussy, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-tempered(adj)

    annoyed and irritable


  1. crabbed(Adjective)

    Bad-tempered or cantankerous.

  2. crabbed(Adjective)

    Cramped, bent.

  3. crabbed(Adjective)

    Crowded together and difficult to read.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crabbed(noun)

    characterized by or manifesting, sourness, peevishness, or moroseness; harsh; cross; cynical; -- applied to feelings, disposition, or manners

    Etymology: [See Crab,n.]

  2. Crabbed(noun)

    characterized by harshness or roughness; unpleasant; -- applied to things; as, a crabbed taste

    Etymology: [See Crab,n.]

  3. Crabbed(noun)

    obscure; difficult; perplexing; trying; as, a crabbed author

    Etymology: [See Crab,n.]

  4. Crabbed(noun)

    cramped; irregular; as, crabbed handwriting

    Etymology: [See Crab,n.]

How to pronounce crabbed?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crabbed in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crabbed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of crabbed in a Sentence

  1. Dylan Thomas:

    From my point of view the worst thing would be for it to end up in the hands of a private collector who locks it up in a bank vault for 50 years, it was hard to keep my hands off it -- I just want to pore through it, to be able to read every word in his crabbed, backwards-sloping hand -- it is such a covetable object.

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