crotchety

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adjective crotch·ety \ˈkrä-chə-tē\

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

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CROTCHETY Defined for English Language Learners

crotchety

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adjective crotch·ety \ˈkrä-chə-tē\

Definition of crotchety for English Language Learners

  • : often annoyed and angry


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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