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Synonyms for ornery

adj mean
  • cranky
  • grouchy
  • grumpy
  • hard-nosed
  • ill-tempered
  • nasty
  • obstinate
  • vicious
  • cantankerous
  • contemptible
  • crabby
  • crusty
  • difficult
  • disagreeable
  • ignoble
  • irritable
  • quarrelsome
  • rotten
  • sour
  • surly
  • testy
  • unfriendly

Antonyms for ornery

  • agreeable
  • friendly
  • happy
  • helpful
  • kind
  • nice
  • pleasant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to ornery

adverse

adjective. unfavorable, antagonistic
  • allergic to
  • conflicting
  • contrary
  • detrimental
  • disadvantageous
  • down on
  • down side
  • have no use for
  • inimical
  • injurious
  • inopportune
  • negative
  • opposed
  • opposing
  • opposite
  • oppugning
  • ornery
  • reluctant
  • repugnant
  • stuffy
  • unfortunate
  • unfriendly
  • unlucky
  • unpropitious
  • unwilling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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