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See definition of most crabbed on Dictionary.com
  • adj.in a bad mood
  • adj.ill-tempered

synonyms for most crabbed

  • cross
  • bad-tempered
  • cantankerous
  • crabby
  • cranky
  • disagreeable
  • grouchy
  • grumpy
  • irascible
  • irritable
  • peevish
  • petulant
  • querulous
  • snappish
  • snappy
  • surly
  • testy

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    How to use most crabbed in a sentence

    Many years ago I was very much wounded (but I said nothing) to hear myself spoken of as a churl, an impossible and crabbed man.
    CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
    She took the paper almost mechanically, and for some moments she studied the crabbed signature before realizing whose it was.
    MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
    He had been down into the bottom-most pit of hell, and the sights that he had seen there had withered him up.
    LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
    And very keenly and bitterly had she been made to feel during those first few months her dependence upon the crabbed old miller.
    RUTH FIELDING AT COLLEGEALICE B. EMERSON
    Am I sure that I myself have not crabbed my own show a bit in telling the full story of our fight to K. this afternoon?
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME 2IAN HAMILTON
    The top-most bud waits only through the twelve hours of a single day to open.
    THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
    "Generally crabbed and reticent with strangers, he took a liking to me," says Emma Lazarus.
    THE POEMS OF EMMA LAZARUSEMMA LAZARUS
    Her father had no son living, therefore she was an only child, and the most-sought-after of any maiden in that band.
    RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
    The noblest and most-varied scenery in the north-west Himalaya is in the catchment area of the Jhelam.
    THE PANJAB, NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE, AND KASHMIRSIR JAMES MCCRONE DOUIE
    It is written in a small and crabbed hand unlike that of a professed scribe.
    SELECTIONS FROM EARLY MIDDLE ENGLISH, 1130-1250VARIOUS
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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