Firm with the media in the past, he is now tetchy .
After a difficult two months, blighted by injuries to her back and thigh, the tall Californian has looked tetchy and out of sorts this week.
My wife says I have been known to spend hours completely incommunicado; and I admit I do get tetchy if I'm disturbed.
You can see why people might get a little tetchy about their personal privacy with one company carving so many avenues into their lives, even if I do think those worries are ultimately unfounded.
When he gets a good result, he sometimes wants to react and say, ‘there you are’ to his detractors, but equally a bad result can make him tetchy .
Normally chirpy and gregarious, the 49-year-old has become increasingly tetchy in the build-up to the tournament.
I'm feeling just a wee bit dehydrated and ever-so-slightly tetchy .
When we first speak on the phone Judy seems tired and tetchy .
He started spending more and more time at home and ironically this seemed to trouble my mother because she became so irritable and tetchy , and so I made it a point to stay away from home.
He has to balance his new life with the demands of a tetchy father and family life (Rachel Griffiths plays his wife).