techy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj techy easily irritated or annoyed "an incorrigibly fractious young man","not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Techy Peevish; fretful; irritable.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • techy Peevish; fretful; irritable.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Techy . See Tetchy.
    • adj Techy touchy, peevish, fretful
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From OE. tecche, tache, a habit, bad habit, vice, OF. tache, teche, a spot, stain, blemish, habit, vice, F. tache, a spot, blemish; probably akin to E. tack, a small nail. See Tack a small nail, and cf. Touchy
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Touchy.

Usage

In literature:

He can do chores enough for his board, if he is techy at all on that pint.
"The Wedge of Gold" by C. C. Goodwin
That's the worst of them damn women, they be too techy when they come of stock like her.
"From the Valley of the Missing" by Grace Miller White
Them Yankees are gonna be as techy as teased rattlers.
"Ride Proud, Rebel!" by Andre Alice Norton
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In news:

GOP has lost another key bloc: Silicon Valley techies.
But that's not to say he's not a techie geek.
My best friend is not a techie.
It is a techie-world, in which we live.
He added that the "techies" are just as much of the cast as the actors are.
Apple announced last week that Steve Jobs was taking a medical leave of absence until June, leaving techies atwitter about the CEO's health.
Techies Try to Make It Work in Fashion, But It's an Awkward Fit.
The recent release of the iPhone 5 has gotten our minds into a techie frenzy, but not because we're overloaded with too much iPhone newness too soon.
Young Wall Street bankers, San Jose, Calif.- and Austin, Texas-based techies and professional athletes in Boston are pumping a lot of new money into local real estate.
15 stocking stuffers for techies.
It amazes me how many techies ignore importance of commercial side of the business.
Amazes me how many techies ignore importance commercial side business Many them accomplished professionals aspirations run business think best.
Techie Bloggers Cover NIWeek—and More.
Not too techie to party down.
Vail Is a Tool for the Non- techie .
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In science:

Finally, I would want this paper to be an opportunity to demonstrate that the TEI exists because it has been put together not so much by techies, but by scholars themselves who, over the last twenty years, constantly tried to find the best compromise between scientific expectations and technical constraints.
Questions & Answers for TEI Newcomers
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