Synonyms of crabbed in English:

crabbed


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adjective

1‘her handwriting was crabbed and minuscule’

SYNONYMS
cramped, bad, shaky, scribbled, spidery, laboured, illegible, unreadable, indecipherable
ANTONYMS

bold, clear

2‘a crabbed old man’

SYNONYMS
irritable, fractious, fretful, cross, petulant, pettish, crabby, crotchety, cantankerous, curmudgeonly, disagreeable, miserable, morose, peppery, on edge, edgy, impatient, complaining, querulous
bitter, moody, in a bad mood, grumpy, huffy, scratchy, out of sorts, out of temper, ill-tempered, bad-tempered, ill-natured, ill-humoured, peevish, sullen, surly, sulky, sour, churlish, touchy, testy, tetchy, snappish, waspish, prickly, crusty, bilious, liverish, dyspeptic, splenetic, choleric
informal snappy, chippy, grouchy, cranky
British informal narky, ratty, eggy, whingy, whingeing, like a bear with a sore head
North American informal sorehead, soreheaded, peckish
Australian, New Zealand informal snaky
dated miffy
ANTONYMS

sweet-natured, easy-going, charming