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    stroppy
    AHD:
    Chiefly British Easily offended or annoyed;
    ill-tempered or belligerent.
    I wonder what is the American informal word
    for this.
    Thank you.

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    I don't know the American, but there's a nice BrE variation of 'in a strop' for when the person is in a bad mood.

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    Thank you very much, tdol, for the valuable answer as always.

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