Stroppy meaning

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Easily offended or annoyed; ill-tempered or belligerent.
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Hard to deal with or control; angry, unruly, impudent, etc.
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(UK, Australia, New Zealand, slang) Ornery, fractious, belligerent, or obstreperous, and hence difficult to deal with.
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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.

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Origin of stroppy

  • Perhaps alteration of obstreperous

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From obstropulous, obsolete slang for obstreperous.

    From Wiktionary