Synonyms for cantankerous

Synonyms for (adjective) cantankerous

Synonyms: cantankerous, ornery, crotchety

Definition: having a difficult and contrary disposition

Usage: a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady- Dorothy Sayers

Similar words: ill-natured

Definition: having an irritable and unpleasant disposition


Synonyms: bloody-minded, cantankerous

Definition: stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate

Usage: unions...have never been as bloody-minded about demarcation as the shipbuilders- Spectator

Similar words: unregenerate, obstinate, stubborn

Definition: tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield