Complete Definition of "crabbed"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/kræbd/
:rhymes|æbd

Adjective
en-adj

  1. bad-tempered|Bad-tempered or cantankerous.
  2. cramped|Cramped, bent.

#*1800(?) Robert Southey, Winter
#*: A wrinkled crabbed man they picture thee,
#*: Old Winter, with a rugged beard as grey
#*: As the long moss upon the apple-tree;

  1. context|of handwriting Crowded together and difficult to read.

Derived terms
crabbedly
crabbedness

Verb
crabbed

  1. past of|crab

io:crabbed
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