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(adj.sat, adj.)


There are 7 meanings of the word Cranky.

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Cranky - as an adjective satellite

(used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Easily irritated or annoyed

Example: "An incorrigibly fractious young man"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Cranky - as an adjective

Weak, unwell.

(of a machine, etc.) not in good working condition.

Grouchy, grumpy, irritable; easily upset.

Example: "He got home from a long day at work tired and cranky."

Not in perfect mental working order; eccentric, peculiar.

Full of spirit; spirited.

Example Sentences

"He became cranky after staying up all night."
"The children were cranky and irritable after skipping their afternoon nap."
"She gets cranky when she hasn't had her morning coffee."
"The hot weather made everyone feel cranky and uncomfortable."
"I try to avoid talking to him when he's in a cranky mood."
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Word Game Points

Is CRANKY a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, cranky is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CRANKY has a SCRABBLE points total of 15.

Is CRANKY a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, cranky is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CRANKY has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 16.

Is CRANKY a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, cranky is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CRANKY has a WORDFEUD points total of 16.

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