crabby person

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Noun1.crabby person - a quarrelsome grouch
crank, crosspatch, grouch, grump, churl - a bad-tempered person
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He is a good person with a heart of gold, but she's taught the kids that Dad is a mean, crabby person.
He returns Lucy's pushiness with some perceptive comments of his own as he declares that she truly is a crabby person.