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crank·y 1

 (krăng′kē)
adj. crank·i·er, crank·i·est
1. Having a bad disposition; peevish.
2. Having eccentric ways; odd.
3. Full of bends and turns; crooked: a cranky mountain road.
4. Working unpredictably; erratic: a cranky old truck.
5. Rickety; loose.

crank′i·ly adv.
crank′i·ness n.

crank·y 2

 (krăng′kē)
adj. crank·i·er, crank·i·est Nautical
Liable to capsize.

cranky

(ˈkræŋkɪ)
adj, crankier or crankiest
1. informal eccentric
2. chiefly informal US and Canadian and Irish fussy and bad-tempered
3. shaky; out of order
4. full of bends and turns
5. dialect unwell
ˈcrankily adv
ˈcrankiness n

crank•y1

(ˈkræŋ ki)

adj. crank•i•er, crank•i•est.
1. ill-tempered; grouchy.
2. eccentric; erratic.
3. shaky; malfunctioning.
4. full of bends or windings, as a road.
[1780–90]
crank′i•ly, adv.
crank′i•ness, n.

crank•y2

(ˈkræŋ ki)

adj. Naut.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cranky - (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
unstable - lacking stability or fixity or firmness; "unstable political conditions"; "the tower proved to be unstable in the high wind"; "an unstable world economy"
2.cranky - easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

cranky

adjective (U.S., Canad., & Irish informal) eccentric, wacky (slang), oddball (informal), freakish, odd, strange, funny (informal), out there (slang), bizarre, peculiar, queer (informal), rum (Brit. slang), quirky, idiosyncratic, off-the-wall (slang), freaky (slang), outré, wacko or whacko (informal) Vegetarianism has shed its cranky image.

cranky

adjective
Translations
شاذ الأطْوار
potrhlýrozmrzelývýstřední
irritabelmærkeligsær
äreäärtyisä
ćudljivhirovit
undarlegur; önugur
malmostosostravagante

cranky

[ˈkræŋkɪ] ADJ (crankier (compar) (crankiest (superl))) (= strange) [idea, person] → excéntrico (US) (= bad-tempered) → malhumorado, enojón (LAm)

cranky

[ˈkræŋki] adj
(= eccentric) [idea] → excentrique, loufoque
(US) (= bad-tempered) → grincheux/euse, revêche

cranky

adj (+er)
(= eccentric)verrückt
(esp US: = bad-tempered) → griesgrämig

cranky

[ˈkræŋkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (strange, ideas, people) → eccentrico/a, strambo/a
to be cranky (bad-tempered) → avere i nervi

crank

(krӕŋk) noun
a person with strange or odd ideas.
ˈcranky adjective
ˈcrankiness noun

cranky

a. majadero-a; inquieto-a.
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