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crank·y

cranky

 
pronunciation:
kraeng ki
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: crankier, crankiest
definition: in a bad mood; grouchy.
The baby is cranky when he is hungry.
similar words:
cross, grumpy
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derivations: crankily (adv.), crankiness (n.)
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