crabby crabby  /ˈkræ bi/


  • (adj) annoyed and irritable


  1. It even embodies its own critique in the person of crabby superfan Comic Book Guy, but for all the long-lived series' ups and downs, it remains the Best.
  2. Another Woody Allen movie that propagandizes crabby old guys attracting cute young women.
  3. Fine, I'm a crabby old man.


  1. Kelly DeVere: Managing Your Moods

    (KTVI) – Did you ever notice when your sweetie is crabby you sometimes have to alter your mood or tip...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 2 News St. Louis

  2. Lovable crabby old lady Elaine Stritch tells Vanity Fair, "I’m about as unhappy as anybody can be."

    Lovable crabby old lady Elaine Stritch tells Vanity Fair , " I’m about as unhappy as anybody can be. " Interview's still a hoot, of course. Read more...        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Gawker

  3. Dear Crabby, what is the Federal Reserve?

    Dear Crabby,
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press


  1. NDP Leader Brian Mason says "people are crabby" after several disappointing decisions by their rookie premier and his Tory ministers.
    on Jan 27, 2008 By: Brian Mason Source: Edmonton Sun

  2. In Keeping with the Film's Valentine's Day Release: Asked if he really gets into Valentine's Day Grant joked, "Yeah, I take it extremely seriously. If I don't get a lot of cards and things, I get crabby. I like a lot of attention. At school there...
    on Feb 8, 2007 By: Hugh Grant Source: About - News & Issues (blog)

  3. With Damon, Greengrass says, "what you see is what you get. He genuinely is nice and incredibly hardworking. In all the years we've made films, I've never once seen him be crabby and anything less than 100% enthusiastic. He's immensely popular...
    on Mar 10, 2010 By: Paul Greengrass Source: USA Today

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