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English definition of “shirty”

shirty

adjective   /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.Angry and displeasedBad-tempered
(Definition of shirty adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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