adjective: Bad-tempered, irritable.
From the expression “to get someone’s shirt out” to annoy or to lose one’s temper. Earliest documented use: 1846.
“We can appreciate why Lukie Muhlemann is a little agitated and shirty, but he should remember that CSFB is essentially a law unto itself.”
Ian Kerr; A Week in the Markets; Euroweek (London); Jan 26, 2001.
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