strop pier


adjective, stroppier, stroppiest. British Informal.
bad-tempered or hostile; quick to take offense.

1950–55; perhaps (ob)strep(erous) + -y1, though o is unexplained Unabridged
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stroppy (ˈstrɒpɪ)
adj , -pier, -piest
informal (Brit) angry or awkward
[C20: changed and shortened from obstreperous]

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