Thesaurus / crabby
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
There comes a time when a woman has to make up her mind to choose between being called a 'dear old soul' or a 'crabby old thing.'
HER ROYAL HIGHNESS WOMANMAX O'RELL
Persius is crabby, because ancient, and his jerks (being particularly given to private customs of his time) dusky.
THE WORKS OF JOHN MARSTONJOHN MARSTON
I entertained myself with keeping her to the subject, and that made her crabby.
RENE MAUPERINEDMOND DE GONCOURT AND JULES DE GONCOURT
Time was getting short, and it was no use wasting time on my crabby landlady.
MY FRIEND SMITHTALBOT BAINES REED
Accordingly the Hermit exerted himself to please, and it would really have taken more than three crabby boys to resist him.
A LITTLE BUSH MAIDMARY GRANT BRUCE
Let us go downstairs after old Crabby is to bed and play some trick on him.
THE PUTNAM HALL RIVALSARTHUR M. WINFIELD
I woke disoriented and crabby, without my customary morning jolt of endorphin.
DOWN AND OUT IN THE MAGIC KINGDOMCORY DOCTOROW
She's an old spinster—frail, white-haired, and a little bit crabby now.
THE WORLDS OF JOE SHANNONFRANK M. ROBINSON
Master Edgar went out sidewise in a very crabby way, and found Sir James waiting.
QUICKSILVERGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
You know, you crabby dear, you wouldn't neglect an old dog or an old pony after it had served you.
A DREAM OF THE NORTH SEAJAMES RUNCIMAN
WORDS RELATED TO CRABBY
- have chip on shoulder
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