Crotchety Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Crotchety

Having a bad disposition; peevish.
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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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Showing ill humor; annoyed.
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Subject to caprices; tending to change abruptly and without apparent reason; erratic; flighty
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Hard, not easy, requiring much effort.
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Created in the fancy; imaginary; not real
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(Humorous, southern US) Mischievous, prankish, teasing, disagreeable but in a good way.
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Wandering; roaming
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(Of a person) deviating from the norm; behaving unexpectedly or differently.
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Not usual or ordinary; singular; peculiar; strange
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In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy
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Antonyms for Crotchety

Cheerful; willing:
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Merry; lively.
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Willing; ready
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Words Related to Crotchety

(Physiol.) Able to respond to a stimulus
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The definition of obstinate is extremely stubborn and determined to have your own way.
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Find another word for crotchety. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for crotchety, like: cranky, cantankerous, irritable, obstinate, cross, capricious, difficult, fanciful, ornery, surly and vagarious.