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CROTCHETY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does crotchety mean? 

CROTCHETY (adjective)
  The adjective CROTCHETY has 1 sense:

1. having a difficult and contrary disposition

  Familiarity information: CROTCHETY used as an adjective is very rare.


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CROTCHETY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Having a difficult and contrary disposition

Synonyms:

crotchety; ornery; cantankerous

Context example:

a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady

Similar:

ill-natured (having an irritable and unpleasant disposition)


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