Cranky (adjective)

Irritable, easily agitated, and complaining; tending to be in a bad mood or easily upset.


The word "cranky" comes from the middle english word "crank" which means "full of twists and turns" or "easily agitated". it has been used in english since the 19th century.


  1. He"s been in a cranky mood all day and I don"t know what"s wrong.
  2. The old man was always cranky and never had a good word to say.
  3. She was feeling cranky after a long day at work.
  4. Don"t mind him, he"s just being cranky because he didn"t get enough sleep.
  5. He had a cranky attitude towards his coworkers and it created a hostile work environment.
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