irritably irritably

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) in a petulant manner
  2. (adv) in an irritable manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. For five straight sittings the House of Commons had irritably talked about the nation's manpower, given no thought to women.
  2. From the green-curtained voting booth came a clank of gears as the main control lever jerked irritably back forth.

Quotes

  1. "Get to know my book the way you would get to know me," Moody wrote, "in the fullness of time, hesitantly, irritably, impatiently, uncertainly, pityingly, generously."
    on May 2, 2008 By: Rick Moody Source: The Age

  2. "The president," Bob Woodward writes in his new book, "talked irritably of how he believed there was an 'elite' class in America that thought he could do nothing right."
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Bob Woodward Source: Washington Post

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