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The moment I wake up, I have to eat. If I don't eat, I feel like my blood pressure is dropping. I get crabby if I have gone more than half an hour without eating.
Esha Gupta

Meaning of "crabby" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRABBY

crabby  [ˈkræbɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRABBY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crabby is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CRABBY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of crabby in the English dictionary

The definition of crabby in the dictionary is bad-tempered.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRABBY


Abbe
ˈæbɪ
abbey
ˈæbɪ
blabby
ˈblæbɪ
cabbie
ˈkæbɪ
drabby
ˈdræbɪ
flabby
ˈflæbɪ
gabby
ˈɡæbɪ
grabby
ˈɡræbɪ
Newtownabbey
ˌnjuːtənˈæbɪ
scabby
ˈskæbɪ
shabby
ˈʃæbɪ
slabby
ˈslæbɪ
tabby
ˈtæbɪ
tabi
ˈtæbɪ
yabbie
ˈjæbɪ
yabby
ˈjæbɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRABBY

crab louse
Crab Nebula
crab stick
Crabbe
crabbed
crabbedly
crabbedness
crabber
crabbier
crabbiest
crabbily
crabbiness
crabbing
crabeater
crablike
crabmeat
crabs
crabstick
crabwise
crabwood

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRABBY

bobby
chubby
cobby
cubby
debby
dobby
gobby
grubby
hobby
hubby
Libby
lobby
mobby
nobby
rubby
squabby
stubby
swabby
tubby
webby

Synonyms and antonyms of crabby in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CRABBY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «crabby» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of crabby

Translation of «crabby» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRABBY

Find out the translation of crabby to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of crabby from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «crabby» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

malhumorados
570 millions of speakers

English

crabby
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चिड़चिड़ा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شركة موظفة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

раздражительный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Crabby
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কর্কশ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

grincheuse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Crabby
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

mürrisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

気難しい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

심술 궂은
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Crabby
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hay càu nhàu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

crabby
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्रॅबी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

huysuz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

crabby
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

crabby
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дратівливий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ursuz
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δύστροποι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

prikkelbaar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sura
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sur
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crabby

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRABBY»

The term «crabby» is regularly used and occupies the 66.798 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRABBY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about crabby

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2 QUOTES WITH «CRABBY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word crabby.
1
Esha Gupta
The moment I wake up, I have to eat. If I don't eat, I feel like my blood pressure is dropping. I get crabby if I have gone more than half an hour without eating.
2
Caroline Rhea
I remember I was so crabby in my third trimester - I got gestational diabetes because I'd been acting like I was in a one-woman pie-eating contest.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRABBY»

Discover the use of crabby in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crabby and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Crabby & Nabby: A Tale of Two Blue Crabs
Two blue crabs feed together, mate, and see their offspring grow up to continue the life cycle.
Suzanne Tate, 1988
2
Crabby Cratchitt
Crabby Cratchitt has a hen whose constant clucking is so annoying, Crabby devises a plan to cook her in a frying pan.
Gregory Maguire, 2000
3
Crabby and Shoofly
Crabby and Shoofly Erin Bohannon-Eli's bedtime story Illustrated by Cleoward Sy
Erin Bohannon, 2011
4
Crabby Pants
While sitting in the naughty chair, Roger thinks of a way he can stop being a crabby pants, but his family may not be happy with his solution.
Julie Gassman, 2011
5
Crabby's Water Wish: A Tale of Saving Sea Life
Crabby is dismayed to see so much pollution in the sea where he lives, and has some ideas about how to clean up the water
Suzanne Tate, 1991
6
The Crabby Angels Chronicles: Radical Guidance on Love, ...
The Crabby Angels Chronicles is just that, the book that the author's fabulous, nutty, funny, loving stalker angels wanted him to write. They've been after him for so long so he decided to let them write their book now.
Jacob Glass, 2010
7
At the Beach: Postcards from Crabby Spit
When Henry visits Crabby Spit with his family, he sends his grandmother postcards telling her all about his experiences and the items that he has lost along the way, in a book where young readers can find Henry's lost items in the pictures.
‎2007
8
The Magic School Bus Gets Crabby
"Based on The magic school bus books written by Joanna Cole and illustrated by Bruce Degen"--P. facing t.p.
Kristin Earhart, Joanna Cole, Carolyn Bracken, 2006
9
Crabby Crab
Crabby Crab, unhappy about the way he looks and moves, is surprised to learn that he is loved just the way he is.
Christopher Raschka, 2014
10
The Adventures of Mr. Crabby-Crab: The Tin Can Episode
This is a wonderful bedtime story created for infants and toddlers, with cute illustrations that children of this age can understand.
Grama Z., 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRABBY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term crabby is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Crabby about a shopping trip? You bet!
A honey-do task took me to Lower Alabama last week. My wife wanted to shop at an antiques store near Theodore, and I was lucky enough to ... «Jackson Clarion Ledger, Jul 15»
2
6 Reasons Amazon's Catastrophe Is the Best Rom-Com You'll Ever …
... being predictably hilarious, Catastrophe is sharp, smart, amazingly filthy, and Rob and Sharon's tête-à-tête is delightfully, charmingly crabby. «seattlepi.com, Jul 15»
3
Esri Maps the Way to Virtual Desktops for Complex Tasks
"You can't worry about really crabby developers," he said, "because they ... going to still be really crabby even if you got them a supercomputer. «Windows IT Pro, Jul 15»
4
A 'Pygmalion' that takes aim at the 1 percent
... girl Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins, the crabby phonetics professor who molds her into a social success with far more class than himself. «Buffalo.com, Jul 15»
5
Power outage darkens Seaside's Fourth of July celebration
At the Crabby Oyster, employees finished serving customers already at the restaurant before shutting down. Owner David Posalski calculated ... «Daily Astorian, Jul 15»
6
Shock and awe at QUEST
And he got better. Now he is his old crabby self jumping on the bed, slamming the dog right across the face saying, “Leave, this bed is mine. «The Daily Gazette, Jul 15»
7
Is 'Jupiter Ascending' Star Mila Kunis Pregnant Again? Could Be …
And she gets hungry really quickly, and if she doesn't eat right at that moment, she gets super crabby." This isn't a far-off theory, as well, since ... «Franchise Herald, Jul 15»
8
Why You Shouldn't Take It Personally When Your Partner Is In A Bad …
Here's why: You know how sometimes you work 10 hours after sleeping five hours and you leave work crabby and exhausted and all you want is someone to ... «Bustle, Jul 15»
9
What's Happening This Week
LET'S BE CRABBY, 3-4:30 p.m., Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, meet at the pontoon pier, for all ages, with ... «Cecil Whig, Jul 15»
10
The Past Haunts the Present for Just About Everyone on True …
He's still smoking weed (which Ray provides) and drinking booze, and though he watches Detective Story on TV, he's crabby enough about his ... «io9, Jul 15»

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