Crabbed vs Tumultuous - What's the difference?

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Crabbed is a related term of tumultuous.


As adjectives the difference between crabbed and tumultuous

is that crabbed is bad-tempered or cantankerous while tumultuous is noisy and disorderly.

As a verb crabbed

is (crab).

crabbed

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Bad-tempered or cantankerous.
  • Cramped, bent.
  • * 1800(?) Robert Southey, Winter
  • A wrinkled crabbed man they picture thee,
    Old Winter, with a rugged beard as grey
    As the long moss upon the apple-tree;
  • (of handwriting) Crowded together and difficult to read.
  • Derived terms

    * crabbedly * crabbedness

    Verb

    (head)
  • (crab)
  • tumultuous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Noisy and disorderly
  • Causing tumult