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crotchety

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adjective crotch·ety \ˈkrä-chə-tē\

Simple Definition of crotchety

  • : often annoyed and angry

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of crotchety

  1. 1 :  given to crotchets :  subject to whims, crankiness, or ill temper <a crotchety old man>

  2. 2 :  full of or arising from crotchets <a crotchety style>

crotchetiness

play \-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of crotchety in a sentence

  1. None of the students dared to talk back to the crotchety old teacher.

  2. <I get crotchety after a long day at work.>



1825

First Known Use of crotchety

1825


CROTCHETY Defined for Kids

crotchety

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adjective crotch·ety \ˈkrä-chə-tē\

Definition of crotchety for Students

  1. :  very grumpy or unpleasant





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