Ornery synonyms

ôr'nə-rē

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Not easily controlled; stubbornly willful; contrary
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The definition of cranky is someone grumpy, ill-tempered and irritable, or a machine that doesn't work well, or something eccentric or strange.
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In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy
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The definition of nasty is something that is very dirty, unpleasant or offensive.
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Difficult to operate or start:
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Unacceptable; intolerable:
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Not easy to please, satisfy, or manage:
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Capriciously stubborn or eccentric; perverse.
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(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
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The definition of perverse is deliberately behaving badly or improperly, despite knowing that your actions are likely to have bad consequences.
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Insistent upon having one's own way; headstrong, willful, disobedient, etc.
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Given to acting in opposition to others
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(Obsolete) Arrogant; domineering.
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Perverse; inimical.
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The definition of contrary is someone or something that is opposite to something else or is unfavorable.
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Providing or having to do with support
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Bad-tempered; quarrelsome
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