Definition of crabbiness in English:


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‘Their failure is not simply one of crabbiness or rancour; it's a failure of imagination.’
  • ‘But as a natural actor, Murray betrays the sincerity and sensitivity that's being shielded by the crabbiness.’
  • ‘Anticipatory exam dread and its accompanying crabbiness seem to have arrived exceptionally early this year.’
  • ‘Christmas is my season of rising goodwill, a time when I shed my carapace of crabbiness and embrace humanity.’
  • ‘That's probably the reason for all her crabbiness.’