- The definition of stroppy is a British slang term used to describe someone who is hard to deal with, or who is easily offended.
An example of someone who would be described as stroppy is a rowdy soccer fan who can't be controlled and who is yelling and shouting and being somewhat rude.
adjectivestrop·pi·er, strop·pi·est Chiefly British
Origin of stroppyPerhaps alteration of obstreperous.
(comparative stroppier, superlative stroppiest)
From obstropulous, obsolete slang for obstreperous.