Shirty vs Skirty - What's the difference?

shirty | skirty |

As adjectives the difference between shirty and skirty

is that shirty is (informal) ill-tempered or annoyed while skirty is like a skirt; featuring a skirt or skirts.




  • (informal) Ill-tempered or annoyed.
  • I didn't ask my father for money, figuring he'd get shirty about it since I had quit school and had no job.
  • * 1897 , :
  • "You ain't shirty 'cause I kissed yer last night?"
    "I'm not shirty ; but it was pretty cool, considerin' like as I didn't know yer."






  • Like a skirt; featuring a skirt or skirts.
  • The sides flare out to give it a skirty look.
    the skirty national dress of India
  • Wearing a skirt.
  • chased a skirty maid
  • Fond of wearing skirts; tending to wear skirts.
  • I'm just not a skirty person.
  • * 1977 , John Hersey, The Walnut Door :
  • Mrs. Calovatto was looking brand new in her semitropical Ionojet slacks suit — very daring, Elaine thought, for a skirty woman.