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cantankerous

see definition of cantankerous
  • adjdifficult, crabby
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Synonyms for cantankerous

adj difficult, crabby
  • cranky
  • dour
  • grouchy
  • grumpy
  • irascible
  • prickly
  • quarrelsome
  • testy
  • bad-tempered
  • bearish
  • captious
  • choleric
  • contrary
  • critical
  • cross
  • crotchety
  • crusty
  • disagreeable
  • huffy
  • ill-humored
  • ill-natured
  • irritable
  • morose
  • obstinate
  • ornery
  • peevish
  • perverse
  • petulant
  • snappish
  • sour
  • stuffy
  • vinegarish
  • vinegary

Antonyms for cantankerous

  • cheerful
  • happy
  • pleasant
  • easy
  • good-natured
  • nice
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More words related to cantankerous

bad-tempered

adjective. perversely irritable
  • atrabilious
  • cantankerous
  • snarly
  • splenetic
  • surly
  • waspish

captious

adjective. very critical
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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