Nowty - definition of nowty by The Free Dictionary
, nowtier or nowtiest
dialect Northern English bad-tempered
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You have to wonder what calibre of officer we're breeding these days if they can't cope with a nowty
pensioner and ribbing from their mates.
As the fight gets nearer I tend to get a bit nowty
," he says, half-apologising and throwing a combination into the mirror at the side of the ring.