adjective Australian Informal.
touchy or restive; apprehensive; fractious.

1920–25; orig. in reference to a racehorse; perhaps toe + -y1 Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
toey (ˈtəʊɪ)
1.  (of a person) nervous or anxious
2.  (of a person) eager for sexual activity; aroused
3.  rare (of a horse) eager to race
4.  toey as a Roman sandal very anxious

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