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Meaning of CROSS-GRAINED

Pronunciation:  kros greynd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  of timber; having fibers running irregularly rather than in parallel
  2. [adj]  difficult to deal with
 

CROSS-GRAINED is a 13 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: contrarious, stubborn, uneven
 

 

 

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 Related Terms: across, across the grain, against the grain, athwart, athwartships, bearish, bitchy, broken, bumpy, cankered, cantankerous, choppy, churlish, coarse, coarse-grained, contrariwise, contrary, contrawise, corrugated, crabbed, cranky, crisscross, cross, crossway, crossways, crosswise, crusty, cussed, difficult, disagreeable, excitable, feisty, fractious, froward, grained, grainy, granular, granulated, gritty, gross, homespun, horripilant, huffish, huffy, inequal, irascible, irregular, irritable, jolty, linsey-woolsey, mean, obliquely, ornery, overthwart, perverse, pimply, pitted, pocky, potholed, rank, ripply, rough, rough-cast, rough-grained, rough-hewn, ruffled, rutted, rutty, shagged, shaggy, sideways, sidewise, snappish, spiteful, spleeny, splenetic, stuffy, sulky, sullen, testy, textured, thwart, thwartly, thwartways, transverse, transversely, traverse, ugly, uneven, unkempt, unlevel, unpolished, unrefined, unsmooth, ununiform, waspish, wayward, wimpled, wrongheaded
 

 

 

 

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