Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “stressy”

stressy

adjective     /ˈstres.i/ informal
worried and nervous: He's been stressy all day.Anxious and worried making you feel worried and nervous: I've had a very stressy week.Anxious and worried
(Definition of stressy adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of stressy

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Anxious and worried, but you might be interested in these topics from the Anxiety and worry topic area:

Translations of “stressy”

Word of the Day

neighbourly

friendly or helpful

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More