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Meaning of CRANKY

Pronunciation:  'krangkee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
  2. [adj]  (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail

CRANKY is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: crank, fractious, ill-natured, irritable, nettlesome, peckish, peevish, pettish, petulant, techy, tender, testy, tetchy, tippy, unstable



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Crank"y\ (-?), a.
1. Full of spirit; crank.

2. Addicted to crotchets and whims; unreasonable in opinions;
   crotchety. [Colloq.]

3. Unsteady; easy to upset; crank.

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