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[kraws-pach, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌpætʃ, ˈkrɒs-/

noun, Informal.
a bad-tempered or irritable person.
(informal) a peevish bad-tempered person

“peevish person,” usually female, c.1700, from cross (adj.) + patch (n.1) “piece.”


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