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Sinônimos de crotchety

(adjectivo) 
Definition
bad-tempered
(informal)  a crotchety old man
Sinônimos
bad-tempered
a crusty, bad-tempered, ill-humoured old gentleman
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difficult
I had a feeling you were going to be difficult about this.
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cross
Everyone was getting bored and cross.
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contrary
Why must she always be so contrary?
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irritable
He had been waiting for an hour and was starting to feel irritable.
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crusty
a crusty old colonel with a gruff manner
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grumpy
I know people think I'm a grumpy old man.
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surly
He behaves in a surly and rude manner towards me.
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fractious
The children were predictably fractious.
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disagreeable
He's a shallow, disagreeable man.
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cantankerous
You're just a cantankerous old man.
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tetchy
You always get tetchy when you're hungry.
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ratty (British, New Zealand, informal)
I was beginning to get a bit ratty and fed up.
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testy
Ben's getting a little testy in his old age.
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peevish
Lack of sleep always made him peevish.
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curmudgeonly
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crabby
Our grandmother was a crabby, bossy old woman.
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liverish
By the end, I was liverish and nettled.

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of cantankerous
Definition
quarrelsome or bad-tempered
You're just a cantankerous old man.
Sinônimos
cranky (US, Canadian, Irish, informal),
ratty (British, New Zealand, informal),
grouchy (informal),
arsey (British, Australian, New Zealand, slang),
crotchety (informal),
in the sense of contrary
Definition
perverse
Why must she always be so contrary?
Sinônimos
cussed (informal),
stroppy (British, slang),
balky,
unaccommodating,
froward (archaic),
thrawn (Scottish, Northern England, dialect),
arsey (British, Australian, New Zealand, slang)
in the sense of crabby
Definition
bad-tempered
Our grandmother was a crabby, bossy old woman.
Sinônimos
ratty (British, New Zealand, informal),
grouchy (informal),
crotchety (informal),
mardy (dialect),
snappish,
nasty-tempered

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