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testy (adj) irritable.
When a person is testy they are irritable or short-tempered. They get angry easily and are unpleasant to deal with. They lose temper even for silly reasons.
- Edmund's testy nature has earned him all enemies. His irritable nature has made people hate him, and they would rather stay away from him than bear his short temper.
- Sally is far from being testy. She is rarely irritable and is most of the time very pleasant.