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Meaning of CROTCHETINESS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a fussy and eccentric disposition
 

CROTCHETINESS is a 13 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: contrariness, crankiness, grumpiness
 
 See Also: ill nature

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Crotch"et*i*ness\ (kr?ch"?t-?-n?s), n.
The state or character of being crotchety, or whimsical.

      This belief in rightness is a kind of
      conscientiousness, and when it degenerates it becomes
      crotchetiness.                           --J. Grote.

 

 

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