Definition of reesty in English:

reesty

adjective

Irish English, English Regional, Scottish, Northern
rare
  • Inclined to stop suddenly and not proceed; given to baulking, jibbing, or reesting.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Alexander Pennecuik (1652–1722), physician and poet. Probably from reest + -y.

Pronunciation

reesty

/ˈriːsti/