- abundant in or displaying spleen.
Origin of spleeny
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Examples from the Web for spleeny
"I've an idea I'm spleeny," he replied with a ghastly attempt at a smile.
He is a spleeny, querulous, joyless fellow, of thin blood and aching liver.
I suppose being shut up in the house with my sprained ankle makes me spleeny.Rodney, the Ranger
John V. Lane
Being in a spleeny and uncomfortable mood to-day, what resource so legitimate as to betake myself to my own family?Julia Ward Howe
Laura E. Richards
The man who thinks he is dying may be spleeny, but the man who says he is spleeny is, of the two, the one more likely to be dying.