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cranky


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cranky  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cranky 
  adj  1:  (used  of  boats)  inclined  to  heel  over  easily  under  sail 
  [syn:  {crank},  {tender},  {tippy}] 
  2:  easily  irritated  or  annoyed;  "an  incorrigibly  fractious 
  young  man";  "not  the  least  nettlesome  of  his  countrymen" 
  [syn:  {fractious},  {irritable},  {nettlesome},  {peevish},  {peckish}, 
  {pettish},  {petulant},  {testy},  {tetchy},  {techy}] 




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