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stroppy

adjective uk   /ˈstrɒp.i/ us    /ˈstrɑː.pi/ UK informal
angry and unpleasant or rude to other people: a stroppy teenager It's no use getting stroppy - I said no and I meant it!Bad-tempered
stroppily
adverb uk   /ˈstrɒp.ɪ.li/ us    /ˈstrɑː.pɪ-/
stroppiness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
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