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How to use tetchy in a sentence

Order a burger from the food truck parked out front, and be prepared to make friends fast—the Nugget is a place where people aren’t tetchy that you’re skiing their mountain.
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They're good boys, as I said afore; but they're quick and tetchy—George, being the youngest, nat'rally is the tetchiest.
DEVIL'S FORDBRET HARTE
My old tetchy friend here is just the man to have arranged the marriage one day, and had the ceremony performed the next.
MR. JOSEPH HANSON, THE HABERDASHERMARY RUSSELL MITFORD
An odd incident during the day, however, showed of what tetchy materials a great populace is made.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 59, NO. 364, FEBRUARY 1846VARIOUS
Old Brother Silas is gettin' right smart tetchy with the passin' of the years; he is, so.
THE QUICKENINGFRANCIS LYNDE
"I don't know what I said to that tetchy boy to hurt him," he began in an apologetic tone.
SEVENTEENBOOTH TARKINGTON
But Tetchy's berries were unquestionably very superior ones.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 93, JULY, 1865VARIOUS
But one day, when the fruit season was over, my sister was bold enough to invite herself into Tetchy's garden.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 93, JULY, 1865VARIOUS
I often saw the Tetchy girls hoeing and weeding, and have no doubt they performed a very large part of that important labor.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 93, JULY, 1865VARIOUS
Before noon of the first day the whole Tetchy family crowded up to the gate and stood there a long time observing our movements.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 93, JULY, 1865VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO TETCHY

  • bad-humored
  • bearish
  • cantankerous
  • choleric
  • crabby
  • cross
  • crotchety
  • cussed
  • disagreeable
  • got up on wrong side of bed
  • grouchy
  • grumpy
  • hot-tempered
  • ill-humored
  • irascible
  • irritable
  • like a bear
  • mean
  • ornery
  • out of sorts
  • perverse
  • quick-tempered
  • ratty
  • snappish
  • tetchy
  • ugly
  • vinegary
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