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toey

[toh-ee]
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adjective Australian Informal.
  1. touchy or restive; apprehensive; fractious.
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Origin of toey

1920–25; orig. in reference to a racehorse; perhaps toe + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for toey

toey

adjective Australian slang
  1. (of a person) nervous or anxious
  2. (of a person) eager for sexual activity; aroused
  3. rare (of a horse) eager to race
  4. toey as a Roman sandal very anxious
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