testy + -ly.
testily (comparative more testily, superlative most testily)
- In a testy way; in the manner of someone who is testy.
- 1847, Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre, chapter XXXIII
- […] thinking it urgent to say something, I asked him presently if he felt any cold draught from the door, which was behind him.
"No, no!" he responded shortly and somewhat testily.
1995, Douglas Adams, The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy: a Trilogy in Five Parts, ISBN 0434003484, page 458:
- 'Oh, for heaven's sake,' said Prak and died testily.