All Adverb Noun
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  • We turned testily away from each other and I walked home alone. Cited from Margot Asquith, An Autobiography: Volumes I & II
  • "Who told you I was a rich man?" said his father testily. Cited from Struggling Upward, by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • He turned from it testily, but she insisted on his going over it. Cited from Stephen Archer and Other Tales,by George MacDonald
  • "My dear child, what do you think me?" cried the doctor testily. Cited from Quicksilver, by George Manville Fenn
  • "What do you wear a hat for all the time?" he asked, testily. Cited from Gigolo, by Edna Ferber
  • He even asked himself testily why people like that wanted to come to a summer dwelling in the middle of winter. Cited from Poor Man's Rock, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • "Why don't they put him in the cells till the morning?" said the colonel testily. Cited from Soldiers Three [Part II] by Rudyard Kipling
  • "Can't you offer a lady a chair?" he said testily. Cited from Bunch Grass, by Horace Annesley Vachell
  • "Hang it all, you can't make it more than half!" said her father testily. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. XVII, No. 99, March, 1876, by Various
  • "Why don't they put him in the cells till the morning?" said the colonel, testily. Cited from Short-Stories, by Various, Ed. by L. A. Pittenger
  • She struck the girl lightly but testily on the side of the face. Cited from The Mormon Prophet, by Lily Dougall
  • "How on earth was I to know all your domestic arrangements?" he said testily. Cited from Rezanov, by Gertrude Atherton
  • "We can't do everything in ten minutes!" the manager replied, a little testily. Cited from An Amiable Charlatan, by E. P. Oppenheim
  • "Can you not use your eyes?" said the professor, testily. Cited from Off on a Comet, by Jules Verne
  • "Why do you disturb me, Daughter?" he said testily, and without looking round. Cited from Fair Margaret, by H. Rider Haggard
  • "What's the matter with you?" he asked testily, and his face flushed. Cited from Sanine, by Michael Artzibashef
  • "My land, you know what I mean!" said mom, quite testily for her. Cited from The Boy Scouts on a Submarine,Captain John Blaine
  • "But what's to become of the baby?" asked North, a little testily. Cited from Drift from Two Shores, by Bret Harte [Harte #4[
  • "I wish you wouldn't say such things!" exclaimed the other actor, testily. Cited from The Moving Picture Girls at Oak Farm, by Laura Lee Hope
  • "What makes you say that?" the man said testily. Cited from The Sorcery Club, by Elliott O'Donnell
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Meaning of testily

  • adverb In a petulant manner; `go away!'"
    he said testily