stroppiness


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stroppiness

n (Brit inf) → Fuchtigkeit f (inf); (of answer, children)Pampigkeit f (inf); (of bouncer etc)Aggressivität f; (of official)Sturheit f
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Twenty-eight Premier League appearances, 24 goals, nine assists, zero stroppiness.
It highlights its surrealism, loneliness, fun, destructiveness and stroppiness - as seen through 53 great films from 25 countries, including favourites such as E.
A miscue into the top corner (of the stands) prompted Jose to spit out his water, two late challenges somehow failed to draw yellow from Lee Probert and there was a bit of simulation, verbals and general stroppiness thrown in for good measure.
In educational parlance, they are "disengaged" and "under-achieving," acceptable terms that can mask a multitude of sins including stroppiness and a general "I can't be arsed" attitude.
I want the stations," said Secondborn, with an uncharacteristic stroppiness.
Mariah's Juliet has a underlying, almost hidden, stroppiness around her family while offering a public face of dutiful daughter.
Biggins also brought some much-needed laughter to the camp but, unlike Janice, left any stroppiness he may possess back in Blighty.
After weeks of illdisguised stroppiness Rafa finally got his bigname signing, albeit with money raised by discarding other strikers and at a price still well below that of the blankhappy Shevchenko.
Brucey tackled the Cherie controversies head on, even managing to provoke a bout of sulky stroppiness when she brought up Mrs B's lucrative speaking engagements (she's allegedly paid up to pounds 30,000 a time) - which she started taking on in 2004, just after the Blairs paid more than pounds 3m for their palatial pad in Connaught Square, W2.
Caine and Duvall have great fun as the free-spirited uncles with a taste for crazy behaviour, like buying an old circus lion and taking potshots at travelling salesmen, and this stroppiness helps to save the movie from becoming too sentimental.
And although we tend to associate teenage stroppiness particularly with girls, it's not just the female of the species who are highly strung in those vulnerable years.