Synonyms and Antonyms of cantankerous
having or showing a habitually bad temper a cantankerous old woman who insisted that nothing should ever be allowed to change Synonyms of cantankerous acid, bearish, bilious, bloody-minded [chiefly British], ill-tempered, disagreeable, dyspeptic, ill-humored, ill-natured, ornery, splenetic, surlyWords Related to cantankerous choleric, crabby, cranky, crotchety, fussy, grouchy, grumpy, querulous; irascible, irritable, peevish, peppery, petulant, quick-tempered, short-tempered, snappish, snippy, testy, touchy; argumentative, contentious, contrary, cussed; angry, exasperated, indignant, irate, mad, upset, uptight; depressed, dour, glum, morose, sullen; anal, old-maidish, schoolmarmishNear Antonyms of cantankerous agreeable, amicable, congenial, friendly, pleasant; benign, gentle, kind, nice, sweet; bubbly, cheerful, cheery, effervescent, exuberant, high-spirited, joyful, lighthearted, lively, vivacious; content, glad, happy; calm, placid, serene; long-suffering, patient, tolerantAntonyms of cantankerous amiable, good-humored, good-natured, good-tempered
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