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Adjective: tetchy (tetchier,tetchiest)  te-chee
  1. Easily irritated or annoyed
    "an incorrigibly tetchy young man";
    - cranky [informal], fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peevish, peckish [N. Amer, informal], pettish, petulant, scratchy, testy, techy, pouty, narky [Brit, slang]

Derived forms: tetchiest, tetchier

See also: ill-natured