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Variant of tetchy.
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n, adjpl techies
informal a variant spelling of techie
adj, techier or techiest
a variant spelling of tetchy
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|Adj.||1.||techy - easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"|
irritable, peevish, pettish, petulant, testy, tetchy, scratchy, nettlesome, peckish, cranky, fractious
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
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