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Meaning of CROTCHETY

Pronunciation:  'kr√Ęchitee

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  having a difficult and contrary disposition; "a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers

CROTCHETY is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: cantankerous, ill-natured, ornery



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Crotch"et*y\ (kr?ch"?t-?), a.
Given to crotchets; subject to whims; as, a crotchety man.

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