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Adjective: crabbed  kra-bid
  1. Annoyed and irritable
    - crabby, cross, fussy, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-tempered, arsey [Brit]
Verb: crab (crabbed,crabbing)  krab
  1. (air travel) direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind
     
  2. Scurry sideways like a crab
     
  3. Fish for crab
     
  4. Complain
    "What was he crabbing about?";
    - gripe, bitch, grouse, beef, squawk, bellyache, holler

See also: ill-natured

Type of: channelise [Brit], channelize, complain, direct, fish, guide, head, kick, kvetch [N. Amer], maneuver [US], manoeuver [non-standard], manoeuvre [Brit, Cdn], moan, plain [archaic], point, quetch, scamper, scurry, scuttle, skitter, sound off, steer

Encyclopedia: Crab, Virginia