Synonyms for cranky

Synonyms for (adjective) cranky

Synonyms: fractious, cranky, scratchy, irritable, peckish, peevish, pettish, petulant, nettlesome, techy, testy, tetchy

Definition: easily irritated or annoyed

Usage: an incorrigibly fractious young man; not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

Similar words: ill-natured

Definition: having an irritable and unpleasant disposition


Synonyms: crank, cranky, tippy, tender

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

Similar words: unstable

Definition: lacking stability or fixity or firmness

Usage: unstable political conditions; the tower proved to be unstable in the high wind; an unstable world economy