轻松学习英语单词系列 – Stroppy （形容词）Learn English Words the Easy Way Series – Stroppy (adj)
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Stroppy (adj) （形容词）
Phonetics 音标: [ strä-pē ]
Easily offended or annoyed. Ill-tempered.
In Part 分解部份:
strop + py
make a noise + (adj)
发出声音 + （形容词）
Stroppy is an adjective to describe someone who is ill-tempered and easily gets offended. Etymologically, Stroppy is shortened from “obstreperous,” a word that means noisy and difficult to control.
- I didn’t do that, so don't get stroppy with me.
- Many kids, once turn into teenagers, can suddenly become stroppy with their parents.
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