Synonyms of tetchy in English:

tetchy


See definition of tetchy

adjective

1‘he can be very tetchy first thing in the morning’

SYNONYMS

irritable, irascible, peevish, crotchety, cantankerous, cross, fractious, disagreeable, pettish, crabbed, crabby, waspish, prickly, testy, peppery, impatient, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-tempered, ill-natured, ill-humoured, touchy, scratchy, volatile, crusty, dyspeptic, splenetic, liverish, short-tempered, hot-tempered, quick-tempered, choleric

informal snappish, snappy, chippy, grouchy, cranky, on a short fuse

British informal shirty, narky, ratty, eggy, like a bear with a sore head

North American informal peckish, soreheaded

NZ Australian informal snaky

informal, dated miffy

ANTONYMS

good-humoured