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shirty

adjective uk   /ˈʃɜː.ti/ us    /ˈʃɝː.t̬i/ UK informal
annoyed or angry, especially in a rude way: Don't get shirty with me - this is your fault, not mine.
Translations of “shirty”
in Spanish agresivo, grosero, borde…
in French fâché, irritable…
in German fuchsteufelswild…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惱怒的, (尤指)粗暴發火的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恼怒的, (尤指)粗暴发火的…
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