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Cranky vs. Crotchety

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Crankyadjective

(obsolete) Weak, unwell.

Crotchetyadjective

Cranky, disagreeable, or stubborn, especially if prone to odd whims or fancies.

Crankyadjective

(of a machine, etc.) Not in good working condition.

Crotchetyadjective

Given to crotchets; subject to whims; as, a crotchety man.

Crankyadjective

Grouchy, grumpy, irritable; easily upset.

‘He got home from a long day at work tired and cranky.’;

Crotchetyadjective

having a difficult and contrary disposition;

‘a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady’;

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Crankyadjective

Not in perfect mental working order; eccentric, peculiar.

Crankyadjective

(archaic) Full of spirit; spirited.

Crankyadjective

Full of spirit; crank.

Crankyadjective

Addicted to crotchets and whims; unreasonable in opinions; crotchety.

Crankyadjective

Unsteady; easy to upset; crank.

Crankyadjective

(used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail

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Crankyadjective

easily irritated or annoyed;

‘an incorrigibly fractious young man’; ‘not the least nettlesome of his countrymen’;

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