Stroppy Definition

strŏpē
stroppier, stroppiest
adjective
stroppier, stroppiest
Easily offended or annoyed; ill-tempered or belligerent.
American Heritage
Hard to deal with or control; angry, unruly, impudent, etc.
Webster's New World
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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Synonyms:
bolshy

Other Word Forms of Stroppy

Adjective

Base Form:
stroppy
Comparative:
stroppier
Superlative:
stroppiest

Origin of Stroppy

  • From obstropulous, obsolete slang for obstreperous.

    From Wiktionary

  • Perhaps alteration of obstreperous

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

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