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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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    • The crotchety watch
      One of my New Year’s Resolutions was to quit complaining and judging in 2014. But that was over three months ago and although I’ve cut way back, I’m not very proud of myself, especially because of what happened to me today — I had a wake-up call from CW (Crotchety Watch). Read more on this news related to 'Crotchety'
    • Comedy night at Murphy’s
      Comedian Sal Calanni has been described as a crotchety old man trapped in the body of a dashing young man, still working out issues from growing up in a conservative Sicilian family. Coming to Murphy’s Irish Pub on Saturday, April 26, Calanni has “crawled through the comedy ranks” at clubs all over the country, working with performers such as Dave Chappelle, Read more on this news related to 'Crotchety'
    • Item World: Robert Bly reads on, Kat Perkins rocks on, Dylan Days carry on, Dan Wilson turns on Fetus crowd
      Robert Bly headlined a group of four notable poets on Tuesday at Carol Connolly’s monthly Reading Series event at the University Club in St. Paul. He was in good form Tuesday night, our Mr. Bly, Minnesota’s most famous poet — funny and crotchety, coming alive, as he always has, for poetry. Read more on this news related to 'Crotchety'

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