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 Dictionary entry overview: What does testily mean? 

TESTILY (adverb)
  The adverb TESTILY has 1 sense:

1. in a petulant manner

  Familiarity information: TESTILY used as an adverb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

TESTILY (adverb)

Sense 1testily [BACK TO TOP]


In a petulant manner


irritably; pettishly; petulantly; testily

Context example:

he said testily; 'Go away!'


testy (easily irritated or annoyed)

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