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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Bad-tempered, belligerent, or touchy.
Possibly from shortening of obstreperous. Earliest documented use: 1951.
"Stroppy Alex Karpenko has told cosmetics giants to shove their big bills for fancy razors -- after teaching himself to shave with a spade."
Ace Of Shaves; Austrian Times; Sep 30, 2011.
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