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5 dicționare găsite pentru crabbed
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crabbed \Crab"bed\ (kr?b"b?d), a. [See Crab,n.]
     1. Characterized by or manifesting, sourness, peevishness, or
        moroseness; harsh; cross; cynical; -- applied to feelings,
        disposition, or manners.
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              Crabbed age and youth can not live together. --Shak.
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     2. Characterized by harshness or roughness; unpleasant; --
        applied to things; as, a crabbed taste.
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     3. Obscure; difficult; perplexing; trying; as, a crabbed
        author. "Crabbed eloquence." --Chaucer.
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              How charming is divine philosophy!
              Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose.
                                                    --Milton.
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     4. Cramped; irregular; as, crabbed handwriting. --
        Crab"bed*ly, adv. -- Crab"bed*ness, n.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  crabbed
       See crab

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  crabbed
       adj : perversely irritable [syn: crabby, cross, fussy, grouchy,
              grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-tempered]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  crab
       n 1: decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened
            carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax
            and pincers
       2: a quarrelsome grouch [syn: crabby person]
       3: (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer
          [syn: Cancer]
       4: the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from
          about June 21 to July 22 [syn: Cancer, Cancer the Crab]
       5: the edible flesh of any of various crabs [syn: crabmeat]
       6: infests the pubic region of the human body [syn: crab louse,
           pubic louse, Phthirius pubis]
       7: a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too
          deeply; "he caught a crab and lost the race"
       v 1: direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind
       2: scurry sideways like a crab
       3: fish for crab
       4: complain; "What was he hollering about?" [syn: gripe, grouse,
           beef, squawk, bellyache, holler]
       [also: crabbing, crabbed]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  142 Moby Thesaurus words for "crabbed":
     Byzantine, acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acescent, anile, balled up,
     bearish, beyond one, bitchy, blunt, brusque, cankered,
     cantankerous, choleric, churlish, complex, complicated, confounded,
     confused, convoluted, crab, cramp, cranky, cross, cross-grained,
     crusty, cussed, daedal, debilitated, decrepit, devious, difficult,
     disagreeable, doddered, doddering, doddery, dour, dry, elaborate,
     embrangled, entangled, excitable, feeble, feisty, fossilized,
     fouled up, fractious, garbled, gerontal, gerontic, gloomy, glum,
     green, gruff, hard, hard to understand, huffish, huffy, implicated,
     infirm, intricate, involuted, involved, irascible, irritable,
     jumbled, knotted, knotty, labyrinthian, labyrinthine, loused up,
     many-faceted, matted, mazy, mean, meandering, messed up, mixed up,
     morose, mossbacked, moth-eaten, mucked up, multifarious, mummylike,
     obfuscated, obscure, obscured, ornery, overtechnical, palsied,
     papery-skinned, perplexed, perverse, pickled, pungent, ramified,
     ravaged with age, rickety, roundabout, run to seed, rusty,
     saturnine, scrambled, screwed up, sec, senile, shaky, shriveled,
     snappish, snarled, sour, sour as vinegar, soured, sourish,
     spiteful, spleeny, splenetic, stricken in years, subtle, sulky,
     surly, tangled, tangly, tart, tartish, testy, timeworn, tottering,
     tottery, tough, twisted, ugly, unripe, unsweet, unsweetened,
     vinegarish, vinegary, waspish, weak, withered, wizened  
     

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