• Definition for "crabbed"
    • cranky and perverse in disposition; ill-tempered.
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crabbed definition

  • adjective:
    • cranky and perverse in disposition; ill-tempered.
    • Difficult to comprehend; complicated.
    • tough to read; cramped: crabbed handwriting.
    • Bad-tempered or cantankerous.
    • Cramped, bent.
    • Crowded collectively and tough to read.
    • described as or manifesting, sourness, peevishness, or moroseness; harsh; mix; cynical; -- put on feelings, personality, or manners.
    • Characterized by harshness or roughness; unpleasant; -- put on things.
    • Obscure; difficult; perplexing; trying.
    • Cramped; irregular.
    • irritated and irritable
    • Irritable and perverse in disposition; ill-tempered.
    • hard to understand; complicated.
    • Difficult to read; cramped: crabbed handwriting.
    • Bad-tempered or cantankerous.
    • Cramped, bent.
    • Crowded collectively and difficult to read.
    • Characterized by or manifesting, sourness, peevishness, or moroseness; harsh; cross; cynical; -- put on thoughts, disposition, or manners.
    • described as harshness or roughness; unpleasant; -- applied to things.
    • Obscure; tough; perplexing; attempting.
    • Cramped; irregular.
    • frustrated and irritable
  • verb:
    • Simple past tense and past participle of crab.
    • Simple past tense and previous participle of crab.
  • others:
    • Sour or harsh to the taste.
    • Perverse; cross; peevish; morose; springing from a sour mood or character: as, a crabbed man.
    • hard; perplexing; uninviting: as, a crabbed author or topic.
    • really complex or irregular; difficult to decipher or understand: as, crabbed handwriting; crabbed figures.
    • Sour or harsh toward taste.
    • Perverse; cross; peevish; morose; springing from a sour temperament or personality: because, a crabbed man.
    • tough; perplexing; uninviting: since, a crabbed author or topic.
    • extremely intricate or unusual; difficult to decipher or understand: because, crabbed handwriting; crabbed characters.
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