narky


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Related to narky: natch, meant, mousey, cheeky, frazzled

narky

(ˈnɑːkɪ)
adj, narkier or narkiest
slang irritable, complaining, or sarcastic
Translations

narky

[ˈnɑːkɪ] ADJ to get narky (Brit) → cabrearse, mosquearse

narky

adj (+er) (Brit inf) → gereizt
References in periodicals archive ?
Chris Martin can get right narky if the venue he's playing at hasn't provided his favourite brand of herbal tea.
I was getting a little bit narky, I think, I'm safe to say.
This stupid place with its stupid cliffs," as David Tennant's narky DI Alec Hardy put it.
But I think they all make you look like an narky old grump.
Matthew Ganley, takes on equally convincing roles such as her pushy trainer and narky police officer.
It is a series of first world problem harumphs that I really enjoy getting narky about.
EASTENDERS Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri BBC1 We bet Jane's happy to be back in Walford - there's narky Denise, schoolkids going missing, oh and a murdered stepdaughter.
Now the star finds herself out of step with notoriously narky New Yorkers.
And an actor whose past roles include the voice of Narky the Aardvark in adverts for a caravan park company will be hoping we laugh.
The Body Farm (BBC One Wales, Tuesday, 9pm) [bar] CAN Keith Allen do any other face other than that of slightly narky distaste?
Or, worse still, the laborious cycle of increasingly narky correspondence.