Crabbed in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Crabbed

Bad-tempered or cantankerous. | Cramped, bent. | (of handwriting) Crowded together and difficult to read.

Short Example Sentence for Crabbed

  • 1. I crabbed away from the brink. 🔊
  • 2. He indicated the place under his own crabbed signature. 🔊
  • 3. The master is crabbed enough, however. 🔊
  • 4. He said he never saw such a crabbed old thing. 🔊
  • 5. Isom was in a crabbed way at breakfast, sulky and silent. 🔊
  • 6. We crabbed in the Manasquan River, and fished. 🔊
  • 7. Has the fetid atmosphere anything to do with their crabbed humor? 🔊
  • 8. Bidoux's raiment and personifying a crabbed customer. 🔊
  • 9. In the latter, he is welcoming the death of the crabbed old man. 🔊
  • 10. And if we try to chain it up, it will merely become crabbed like a dog. 🔊
  • 11. Snaky octilla dotted the space; the crabbed yucca had not lost its ugliness. 🔊
  • 12. He tapped four times on a very low and dirty door in the dark, crabbed street. 🔊
  • 13. There was a book, he recalled vaguely: some sort of stuff in a crabbed hand. 🔊
  • 14. Though he is crabbed, too; rather crabbed and waspish, when he i'n't pleased. 🔊
  • 15. We're in the middle of that long crabbed chorus in the Agamemnon. 🔊

How to use Crabbed in Sentence?

  • 1. He did not appear at all pleased to see the young man, and sucked in his cheek with a crabbed air. 🔊
  • 2. It's nonsensical feelin' you've got to be just as sour an' crabbed as your grandfather was. 🔊
  • 3. The little yellowed board seemed to symbolize not convivial cordiality but crabbed provincialism. 🔊
  • 4. She took the paper almost mechanically, and for some moments she studied the crabbed signature before realizing whose it was. 🔊
  • 5. Each of three attempts to investigate with a view to negotiations had been frustrated by a crabbed and violent-looking man with a repellent club. 🔊
  • 6. He was now a man in sight of seventy, yet his crabbed soul would exude gall under pressure as of yore. 🔊
  • 7. The harsh speech was gone out of his crabbed lips, but the scowl which delinquent debtors feared stood frozen upon his brow. 🔊
  • 8. And all this whilst mumbling the most uncouth speech, and crunching the most crabbed literature in Europe. 🔊
  • 9. The concierge, too, who sometimes appeared for a moment in the gateway, had a crabbed look far from encouraging to lovers. 🔊
  • 10. That they were in the crabbed and peculiar handwriting of the old Judge was beyond all question, and the dates covered several years. 🔊
  • 11. He was not many rods behind the colonel, and was gaining on him rapidly, when the crabbed old gentleman closed his office door softly behind him. 🔊
  • 12. On it was a short inscription in the same crabbed writing which he had seen in the old Bible that Ida had found. 🔊
  • 13. The sand-bagged lair was none too dry in the late hard frost; in the unseasonable thaw that seems to be setting in, it is no place for crabbed age. 🔊
  • 14. Even crabbed Carlyle, though much prejudiced against women of her sort, bore testimony to his liking for her. 🔊
  • 15. In the first place, the story it tells is one of no marked merit or originality, and the way in which it is told is in the highest degree crabbed and unintelligible. 🔊
  • 16. With them rode the commander of the brigade, Colonel Sherman, whom the soldiers thought a very crabbed and "grumpy" sort of a fellow. 🔊
  • 17. Were it not for this frustration, it would ultimately return to a state of wildness, and would become a crabbed and barren weed, fit only to be a perch for birds. 🔊
  • 18. But she smiled almost at once; for like the women of that north country, crabbed and twisted as their own apple trees, she loved her husband for the trouble he gave her. 🔊