Crotchety

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Crotchety Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    crotchety adj : having a difficult and contrary disposition; "a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers [syn: cantankerous, ornery]
Crotchety Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Crotchety \Crotch"et*y\ (kr?ch"?t-?), a. Given to crotchets; subject to whims; as, a crotchety man.
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    • Sideshow: NBC sprinkles pixie dust on 'Girls' co-star
      She can fly!!! NBC on Tuesday made the long-awaited announcement. We already knew Christopher Walken (who else?) was going to play Captain Hook. He's creepy, crotchety, and the man can sing and dance. Read more on this news related to 'Crotchety'
    • When the Band That Narrated Your Teens Can Still Narrate Your 30s
      When I realized that Braid—the storied Illinois band that's been around since 1993—was releasing a new album this year, I couldn't imagine that my late-20s self could possibly relate to music that narrated some of the weirdest, most intense years of my teens. It turns out my old, crotchety self likes Braid just as much. Read more... Read more on this news related to 'Crotchety'
    • Buckley: Don’t pour cold water on this!
      All across this great land of ours, hundreds and thousands of people — maybe even millions — are participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. And all across this great land of ours, several people — maybe even dozens — are gettin’ all crotchety and out of sorts about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. To borrow a quote from Twitter: “I don’t see how dum Read more on this news related to 'Crotchety'

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