Cranky synonyms

krăng'kē

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The definition of strange is an unfamiliar or unusual person, place or thing.
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Alternative spelling of bad-tempered.
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Contemptuous in speech or behavior.
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Eccentric is defined as someone or something that is different or behaves in an unconventional way.
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Repulsive or offensive; objectionable:
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Note: Cantankerous is generally used to describe an unpleasant elderly person in a slightly pejorative manner. However, the term can be used to people in general, livestock, and machinery as well.
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(Of a task, problem, etc.) Thorny; difficult to deal with, especially due to being complex or tricky.
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Marked by or consisting of scratches:
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Involving interchange; reciprocal.
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Cranky, disagreeable, or stubborn, especially if prone to odd whims or fancies.
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Visibly irritated or annoyed; grouchy, irritable, in a foul mood; given to complaining or finding fault in an annoyed way.
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In an ill humor; bad-tempered; peevish
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The definition of ornery is someone bad tempered or stubborn.
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Harshness, bitterness, or severity; as, acerbity of temper, of language, of pain.
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Angular forms; sharp corners
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Severity; rigor.
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The state of being cranky
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Having a pleasant and friendly disposition; good-natured
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Difficult to understand; complicated.
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Having or showing a quick temper or irascible nature
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Contrary; fractious.
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The definition of querulous is complaining, often in an argumentative or unpleasant manner.
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Affected or marked by ill humor or irritability.
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The state of being peevish.
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In conformity with regular practice or procedure:
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1808, Thomas Morton, “A Cure for the Heart Ache", in The British Theatre; or, A Collection of Plays, London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, p 10:
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Lacking consistency, regularity, or uniformity:
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Marked by impatience or ill humor.
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Marked by worry and distress; troublesome:
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Subject to caprices; tending to change abruptly and without apparent reason; erratic; flighty
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Having a grain that is irregular or that runs across the longitudinal axis
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Hard, not easy, requiring much effort.
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Not to one's liking; unpleasant or offensive.
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In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy
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Showing or resulting from a quick temper or a fit of anger
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(Printing, dated) With some letters or sorts of type deficient or exhausted in the case or font.
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Deviating from what is considered right or good; wrong, improper, etc. or corrupt, wicked, etc.; specif., sexually perverted
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Stubborn is defined as being unwilling to change your opinion or stance, in spite of good reasons to.
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Very risky
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Not determined by reason; capricious; arbitrary; irrational.
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Sour, like vinegar
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The quality of being querulous.
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Cheerful; willing:
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Willing; ready
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Surly and peevish; cranky.
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Having a bad temper; irritable.
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The definition of nasty is something that is very dirty, unpleasant or offensive.
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Likely to snap or bite, as a dog.
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(Informal) Rapid and without delay.
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The definition of surly is someone who is bad-tempered, or something that is threatening such as poor weather.
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Bad-tempered; snappish
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(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
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The definition of bizarre is a very strange person or thing.
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Unusual; odd; out of the ordinary; bizarre.
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Having the nature of a freak; odd; peculiar
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(Not comparable) Occasional; infrequent.
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Located far from civilized areas; remote:
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The definition of peculiar is something important or of special interest.
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The definition of quaint is something small, old fashioned or charming in a good way.
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The definition of queer is something odd or unusual, or is an offensive and derogatory term used to describe a homosexual.
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The definition of quirky is a strange or unique action or personality.
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Used to designate such a thing
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Abnormally evil or cruel
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Not usual or common; rare; exceptional
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Strikingly odd or unusual, especially in an unsettling way; strange:
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(Describing a person) crazy or insane
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Impulsively whimsical; eccentric:
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(UK, colloquial, dated) strange, peculiar [18th c.]
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Of or like rum
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Having or showing a bad temper
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The definition of fractious is someone who is bad tempered, or someone or something that is difficult to control.
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(Chiefly Brit.) Somewhat hungry
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Peevish; petulant; cross
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Of, being, or produced by an eccentric person:
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Painful; sore:
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