Definition of stressy in English:

stressy

adjective

British
informal
  • Displaying or characterized by anxiety, tension, or stress.

    ‘she gets a bit stressy about me being away so much’
    ‘he'd had a very stressy day’
    • ‘Paula and myself were probably quite stressy to be around: young, difficult and big-headed.’
    • ‘Work is much less stressy now.’
    • ‘So I was right, today continued to be a stupidly stressy day.’
    • ‘So your personal recipe for a less stressy week is this: Unless people specifically ask for your opinion, try not to offer it.’
    • ‘I have a reasonably stressy job.’
    • ‘I'm tired and a bit stressy.’
    • ‘I tell her I think I would be stressy too if my girlfriend was hanging around in New York with Lenny Kravitz.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, work is getting stressy again.’
    • ‘Everyone was stressy although god knows what they had to stress over.’
    • ‘It was quiet and not stressy.’
    • ‘I'm coming home from a really stressy day at work.’
    • ‘So it's not me being stressy and loopy.’
    • ‘It was the stressiest night I've ever had at work.’
    • ‘This effect has been exacerbated because the artistic mission of almost every artist these days is to get scarier, a reflection of the stressy and random world in which we live.’
    • ‘Those that won't go forward, or are tense and stressy, suddenly become very relaxed.’
    • ‘I am feeling like I have things to say but not in a sad or stressy way.’
    anxious, nervous, on edge, edgy, strained, stressed, under a strain, under pressure, agitated, ill at ease, unrelaxed, in a state of nerves, in a state of agitation, fretful, uneasy, restless, worked up, keyed up, overwrought, highly strung, wrought up, strung out, jumpy, on tenterhooks, on pins and needles, with one's stomach in knots, fidgety, worried, apprehensive, upset, disturbed, panicky
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Pronunciation

stressy

/ˈstresē//ˈstrɛsi/