Tes"ty (?), a. [Compar. Testier (?); superl. Testiest.] [OF. testu obstinate, headstrong, F. tetu, fr. OF. teste the head, F. tete. See Test a cupel.]

Fretful; peevish; petulant; easily irritated.

Must I observe you? must I stand and crouch Under your testy humor? Shak.

I was displeased with myself; I was testy. Latimer.

 

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