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ORNERY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ornery mean? 

ORNERY (adjective)
  The adjective ORNERY has 1 sense:

1. having a difficult and contrary disposition

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


 Dictionary entry details 


ORNERY (adjective)


Sense 1ornery [BACK TO TOP]

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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