Testy – Impatient, irritable and touchy
To remember the definition of the word testy, use the following mnemonic:
The testimony of the guilty (testy) party was delivered in a manner that was irritable and bad-tempered.
Examples of testy in a sentence
The toddler was testy and refused to go down for his nap.
Because he values his privacy, the actor became testy when the media inquire about his family.
During the traffic bottleneck, the drivers were testy and kept honking at each other.