Meaning of testily in English:

testily

Pronunciation /ˈtɛstɪli/

Translate testily into Spanish

adverb

See testy

‘In the year before his death he dealt somewhat testily with the whole matter in an interview with a journalist on the Courier-Mail.’
  • ‘‘So did I,’ Lashana grumbled, glaring at Cris testily.’
  • ‘He rambles and manhandles the equipment, testily blaming newfangled technology when he has difficulty with basic tasks such as placing a compact disc in a player.’
  • ‘‘It's called a computer,’ he answered testily, ‘I won't even try to explain how it works - I doubt you could comprehend it.’’
  • ‘‘The fans and public are so sick of this question still being brought up,’ he says testily when the topic of his health and mental state is mentioned.’