Meaning: Stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate
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The child became cantankerous when her wish was not granted by her parents.
Pronunciation: kan-tang-ker-uh s
Usage/Example: 1. A crazy, cantankerous uncle is great, but a cool aunt is better. (Source: Death and Taxes)
2. Warm, cantankerous, funny, reflective, quiet, acerbic, inventive – our varied traits as individuals are well known. (Source: Sonoma Valley Sun)
3. On the second day, I had begun to grow somewhat cantankerous and became obsessed with the notion that I wanted some iced cocoa. (Source: Valley morning Star)
Synonyms and Antonyms: Cantankerous
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