Synonyms of 'crusty'
He plays a choleric old schoolmaster.
Our grandmother was a crabby, bossy old woman.
dry and brittle
Bake the potatoes till they're nice and crisp.
Everyone was getting bored and cross.
hacked (off) (informal)
pissed (taboo, slang)
pissed off (taboo, slang)
tooshie (Australian, slang)
in a bad mood
shirty (slang, British)
out of humour
hoha (New Zealand)
so blunt and brief as to be rude
'The matter is closed,' was his curt reply.
rough or surly in manner or speech
His gruff exterior concealed a kind heart.
like a bear with a sore head (informal)
out of temper
fretful or irritable
Lack of sleep always made him peevish.
touchy or irritable
You know how prickly she can be.
Thesaurus for crusty from the Collins English Thesaurus